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Irish develop novel method to teach how to interpret chest x-rays
April 13, 2022 --
Researchers from Galway have reported success with "Say-All-Fast-Minute-Each-Day-Shuffled," or SAFMEDS, which prompts radiology trainees and medical students to identify abnormalities in as many flashcards as possible during one-minute trials.
Milan group adds support to use of AI to characterize breast density
March 25, 2022 --
Italian researchers have reported new evidence that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately characterize breast density on mammography. This might help to avoid referring some women with dense breasts for extra screening with ultrasound or MRI.
German team highlights how deep learning can improve knee scans
March 24, 2022 --
Researchers from Essen University Hospital have proved that an artificial intelligence algorithm can lead to more accurate placement of anatomical side markers on knee x-rays. This might help to reduce malpractice claims, they say.
Danish study shows AI's diagnostic potential in knee osteoarthritis
March 21, 2022 --
Musculoskeletal radiologists from Denmark have found that a commercially available artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm performed as well as radiologists in diagnosing the severity of knee osteoarthritis on x-rays, and it could be useful in real-world clinical settings.
Simple changes can make radiology practice green and sustainable
March 16, 2022 --
Greater collaboration between the medical imaging community and industry is needed in the fight to achieve sustainability. This was the central message of expert speakers at a roundtable session on the "Green Radiology Department" held at ECR Overture on 6 March.
Dark-field chest radiography launched in clinical trials
March 15, 2022 --
Dark-field chest radiography may be superior to conventional chest x-rays for diagnosing early emphysema, according to preliminary findings from an early clinical trial that were presented at ECR 2022 Overture.
Study: Dynamic chest radiography reveals diaphragm dysfunction
March 11, 2022 --
Researchers from Liverpool in the U.K. have found that dynamic chest radiography is a promising tool for diagnosing patients with breathing symptoms related to diaphragm dysfunction.
Soft skills can be vital for effective care of top athletes
March 10, 2022 --
The clinical skills radiologists bring to multidisciplinary care teams for elite athletes are crucial, but so are so-called soft skills such as humility and adaptability, leading Dutch experts have reported.
Beware the ambiguous signs in long-term COVID follow-up
March 8, 2022 --
Awareness, imaging delay, and choice of protocol are key to differentiating between pulmonary fibrosis and the "fibrotic-like" changes of COVID-19 that mimic it, according to a session at the recent ECR Overture.
ECR: CT offers safe alternative to angiography for CAD diagnosis
March 7, 2022 --
CT is a safe alternative to invasive coronary angiography (ICA) for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD). The study was simultaneously published on 4 March in the
New England Journal of Medicine
and presented at ECR 2022 Overture.
Interventional radiology: How many to make a team?
Sectra announces AI contract in U.K.
ScreenPoint: Transpara reduces rad workload by up to 70%
Report: U.S. needs 93M euros annually to study low-dose radiation
U.K. groups publish new standards for MSK radiographs
Aidoc adds x-ray AI tool via partnership with Gleamer
U.K. announces review of radiation regulations
Kubtec to acquire Oncovision's GammaPro system
Agfa posts mixed results in Q1
Heated debate surrounds use of x-rays in human smuggling case
Carestream set to recapitalize, get new owners
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