Radiologist dies from injuries after stabbing attack in Marseille
June 6, 2022 -- Dr. Alban Gervaise, PhD, a 40-year-old radiologist from Marseille who was stabbed multiple times outside his children's school on 10 May, has died as a result of his injuries, according to reports in the French media. Read More
Is the global shortage of CT contrast media about to come to an end?
June 6, 2022 -- There may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the worldwide shortage of iodinated contrast media. GE Healthcare has announced that a manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China, will return to full production of contrast media over the next few days. Read More
Low-dose CT scout images prove value in MRI safety screening
June 1, 2022 -- The use of low-dose CT scout or localizer images is proving suitable for MRI safety screening of patients with an unknown medical history, researchers from a top London facility have reported. Read More
What does it take to produce a quality radiology report?
May 31, 2022 -- Radiology trainees should be formally taught how to write high-quality radiology reports to avoid getting stuck with flawed techniques that could potentially harm patients, according to a U.K. expert source. Read More
SERAM: Oleaga calls for more dynamic approach to AI
May 30, 2022 -- MALAGA - Lack of automation and knowledge are important obstacles to deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology practice, Prof. Dr. Laura Oleaga, PhD, said in a keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Spanish Society of Radiology (SERAM). Read More
Magnificent Malaga: Snapshots from SERAM 2022
May 27, 2022 -- Over 2,200 delegates have registered onsite for the 36th edition of the national congress of the Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM), which is taking place in Malaga from 25 to 28 May. We bring you some images from the conference. Read More
Contrast agent pooling on CT suggests imminent cardiac arrest
May 23, 2022 -- Researchers suggest that contrast agent pooling on CT -- known as the CAP sign -- are in danger of imminent cardiac arrest. The CAP sign could be addressed as an imaging feature of circulatory failure and used to predict the likelihood of cardiac arrest, they say. Read More
Reflections on 2 years of COVID: What we got wrong
May 17, 2022 -- The COVID-19 pandemic is by no means over, and it may never truly disappear, but there have been many curious changes over the last two years, writes Dr. Paul McCoubrie in a new column. He gives a personal view on COVID's impact on radiology since 2020. Read More
Inquest looks into fatal delay over failure to act on CT scan
May 10, 2022 -- A U.K. investigation into why the radiology report of a patient who eventually died lay unseen by an oncologist for six days has found that there was a failure of the system to ensure unexpected findings are seen immediately by clinicians, national and local media outlets have reported. Read More
Dutch team links CT-detected emphysema to high cancer risk
May 6, 2022 -- Researchers from Groningen in the Netherlands have found that emphysema discovered on chest CT is associated with higher lung cancer risk -- especially if the emphysema is severe. They published their findings on 3 May in Radiology. Read More