How will AI adoption change the future role of radiographers?
March 28, 2023 -- A substantial increase in the clinical implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) is having major impact on radiography practice, a new Swiss survey has shown. Educators must watch events closely to prepare students for the future, says radiographer Mélanie Champendal. Read More
Simple x-ray protocol can reduce radiation dose in obese patients
March 28, 2023 -- Having obese patients use handheld cotton bands to move belly fat during pelvic x-ray examinations can reduce their radiation exposure and improve image quality, a Slovenian study has found. Read More
U.K. team uses imaging to study sleep and obesity
March 27, 2023 -- A study using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scans to image obese patients suggests that increases in visceral body fat may be associated with an individual's quality of sleep, particularly duration, researchers from a top London facility have reported. Read More
ECR 2023: The cycle of life -- imaging industry roundup
March 15, 2023 -- The emergence of Asian vendors and the absence of some established companies were evident at ECR 2023. Other important trends were sustainability, connected systems, and smarter workflows, writes industry analyst Bhvita Jani. Read More
GE HealthCare focuses on upgrades and 'experiences' at ECR 2023
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - At ECR 2023, GE HealthCare showcased a range of new imaging hardware and software, as well as "immersive experiences." For the first time, it participated in an ECR as an independent public traded company. Read More
Berlin group spells out how AI can help detect more fractures
March 3, 2023 -- VIENNA - When it comes to detecting fractures on x-rays, radiologists and artificial intelligence (AI) software are better together, researchers from a leading German facility emphasized to ECR 2023 attendees on 2 March. Read More
AI can catch missed diagnoses on chest radiographs
March 3, 2023 -- VIENNA - An artificial intelligence (AI)-based software application can identify missed clinically significant findings in chest radiographs, according to research presented on 3 March at ECR 2023. Read More
Sustainability and green radiology emerge as hot topics at ECR 2023
February 28, 2023 -- Imaging's role in fighting climate change will come under the spotlight at ECR 2023. Ahead of the congress, keynote speaker Dr. Sarah Sheard discusses the environmental evidence and data and gives practical tips on how to reduce carbon emissions. Read More
AI knee model estimates sex using skeletons from the 1800s
February 27, 2023 -- A Helsinki-led research team has trained an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to estimate sex on digital knee x-rays using a skeleton collection owned by the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. Read More
Dark-field chest x-ray images compared to conventional x-rays
February 24, 2023 -- An experimental dark-field chest x-ray system can acquire diagnostic attenuation-based x-rays comparable to those from conventional systems, according to a study published on 18 February in European Radiology. Read More