IDoR celebrates achievements of interventional radiology
November 8, 2021 -- The global medical imaging community came together on 8 November to celebrate interventional radiology during the International Day of Radiology (IDoR). Participants shared their photos on social media. Read More
COVID-19 and MSK training app launches Android version
November 8, 2021 -- A largely free interactive radiology training app in COVID-19 and musculoskeletal (MSK) disease recognition will be available on Android devices from 8 November to coincide with the International Day of Radiology. The developers are convinced this will have a major impact on uptake. Read More
Europe seeks clarity on long-term follow-up of COVID-19 patients
November 2, 2021 -- The European Society of Thoracic Imaging and the European Society of Radiology have unveiled a document on the role of imaging in the long-term follow-up of COVID-19 patients. Written by 14 leading chest radiologists, the aim is to define which patients may benefit from imaging. Read More
AI can boost cancer detection in CT lung screening
November 2, 2021 -- A Dutch-led research group has published new evidence that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can perform comparably to radiologists in detecting lung cancer on low-dose CT screening examinations. Read More
Details emerge of plan to increase imaging capacity in U.K.
October 27, 2021 -- The U.K. government has pledged to allocate 2.3 billion pounds in its new budget to an initiative aimed at increasing diagnostic services capacity in the National Health Service and clearing the backlog of scans. Read More
The impact of a healthcare system that seems to be failing
October 26, 2021 -- The everyday reality for patients and clinicians, especially within the U.K., is that procedures and examinations get postponed. What's the solution to these increasingly frequent system failures? Interventional radiologist Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
New report adds fuel to impassioned debate on outsourcing
October 19, 2021 -- The publication of a comprehensive report that lifts the lid on the true cost of the U.K. radiology's reliance on outsourcing has generated a strong response. Clinical radiologists Drs. Giles Maskell and Paul McCoubrie give their views. Read More
Deep learning makes clinical and diagnostic progress in otology
October 14, 2021 -- There is an urgent need to develop artificial intelligence algorithms for ear, nose, and throat applications, Dr. Loïc Gaillandre from Lille reported at the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie. Read More
Italian study finds low patient knowledge of radiation
October 13, 2021 -- Italian researchers found that patients had a number of misconceptions about radiation used in medical imaging procedures. In fact, more than half of patients thought chest CT delivered more radiation than radiography, according to findings from a survey published on 13 October in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Is gender a serious problem in interventional radiology?
October 12, 2021 -- Gender is not an obstacle to pursuing a career in interventional radiology (IR), but men and women perceive different hurdles to IR practice, according to a survey presented on 9 October at the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie. Read More