Dr. Adrian Dixon, breast experts & joggers excel at DRK
May 20, 2015 -- HAMBURG - "Sherlock Homes is nothing compared to a radiologist," Dr. Adrian Dixon pointed out in an interview with the congress newspaper at last week's German Radiology Congress (DRK) in Hamburg. Dixon received honorary membership of the German Radiological Society at the meeting.
Steal time from cancer, advocates Dr. László Tabár
May 20, 2015 -- LONDON - Find at least half of invasive breast cancers when they are smaller than 14 mm in size. That was the key message of the screening pioneer Dr. László Tabár, speaking at last week's special lecture event organized by the British Institute of Radiology.
Synthetic 2D can add value to breast tomo
May 11, 2015 -- Synthetic 2D images can bring additional value to digital breast tomosynthesis, overcome the limitation in comparison with prior studies without additional radiation dose exposure, and lead to no increase in exam times, Italian researchers found.
Swedish study finds one-view DBT detects more breast cancers
May 6, 2015 -- One-view digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) detected 40% more breast cancers than traditional two-view mammography, with lower radiation dose, in a study of more than 7,500 women in Sweden that was published on 1 May in European Radiology.
Breast tomo proves value for detecting calcifications
April 30, 2015 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis is superior to full-field digital mammography for detection of microcalcifications, according to an Italian researcher, who believes the study marks another step toward the evolution of more routine use of 3D mammography in breast imaging.
Mammography quality rises sharply in Bulgaria
April 28, 2015 -- In advance of the introduction of breast screening in Bulgaria, new quality control (QC) evidence reveals that issues affecting mammography practice have drastically improved since QC was introduced eight years ago across the country.
Irish study: How low can breast MR recalls go?
April 21, 2015 -- Research conducted in Dublin finds the breast MRI recall rate is 10.8%, which compares well with other published data but is above U.K. national breast screening guidelines' minimum standard of less than 10% and an expected standard of less than 7%. Is that achievable? Maybe.
MRI pinpoints malignancy in extramammary disease
April 10, 2015 -- Assessing the entire field-of-view carefully for abnormalities on breast MRI studies is vital, because some incidental extramammary findings are malignant, and this alters diagnostic workup, staging, and treatment, Croatian researchers have found.
MRI provides answers on fetal facial clefts
April 8, 2015 -- When a facial abnormality is suspected on routine prenatal ultrasound, fetal MRI can provide valuable clinical information, particularly about the secondary palate, and help evaluate other fetal abnormalities, award-winning research has shown.
Portuguese scoop top ECR prize for fibroid work
March 25, 2015 -- Groundbreaking research about MRI's expanding role in the planning, safety, evaluation, and success of uterine artery embolization won a Portuguese group a prestigious Magna Cum Laude award at this month's ECR 2015 in Vienna.