Radiographer exposed child to '50 times more radiation' in x-ray exam
January 6, 2022 -- A radiographer administered 50 times more radiation than was required during an x-ray of a child, and she also took an x-ray of the wrong ankle of an adult patient, a U.K. disciplinary panel has heard. Read More
CT illuminates ancient Egyptian mummy of Amenhotep I
January 5, 2022 -- Imaging has revealed detailed information about Amenhotep I, a 3,500-year-old wrapped mummy. The Egyptian study involved a noninvasive virtual "unwrapping" of the mummy layer by layer, and has provided new data about the pharaoh's appearance and age at time of death. Read More
Impressions and take-home messages from RSNA 2021
December 20, 2021 -- What did market analysts make of RSNA 2021? Regular columnist Steve Holloway and fellow industry experts share their main reflections and observations from the recent megashow in Chicago, where artificial intelligence (AI) was a dominant theme. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2022 semifinal candidates
December 16, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the fourth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the nominations made by the members of AuntMinnieEurope.com. A new category for radiographers has been introduced this year. Read More
Radiologist-turned-politician sets out agenda for change
November 12, 2021 -- Dr. Paula Louise Piechotta, a radiologist from Leipzig in Germany, has been elected to the German Federal Parliament. In this interview, she speaks about her career, priorities, and philosophy. Read More
German team underlines diagnostic potential of dark-field x-ray
November 9, 2021 -- Investigators from the Technical University of Munich have presented further evidence that dark-field x-ray can be clinically effective in humans -- in this case, diagnosing emphysema in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read More
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
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
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
CT plays essential role in penetrating abdominopelvic trauma
October 8, 2021 -- CT can make a valuable contribution to the management of patients who experience penetrating abdominopelvic trauma, delegates learned on the opening day of the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) 2021. Read More