Dutch team evaluates how AI can help cut scan times for breast MRI
June 3, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence could help decrease radiologist workloads by nearly 16% when it comes to ultrafast breast MRI scans by identifying patients who are most likely to have cancer, researchers from Groningen in the Netherlands have concluded. Read More
From Boston to Madrid, a story of imaging elite athletes
June 2, 2022 -- As the French Open tennis tournament prepares to reach a climax in Paris, AuntMinnieEurope.com caught up with the sports imaging expert Dr. Ara Kassarjian. He shares his experiences and outlines three recent injuries to professional tennis players. 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
Oxford group optimizes assessment of lung abnormalities in long COVID
May 31, 2022 -- A novel MRI technique using hyperpolarized xenon-129 gas was able to illuminate lung abnormalities in patients with long COVID-19, even those who were not admitted to the hospital, U.K. authors have written in an article posted on 24 May by Radiology. 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
Deep learning gives major boost to tumor segmentation in prostate MRI
May 25, 2022 -- German researchers have used a convolutional neural network (CNN) to automatically segment prostate tumors in multiparametric MRI data. The CNN can produce trustworthy clinical results, even if it is trained with manually segmented data, they reported at ISMRM 2022. Read More
Smits: MRI radiomics heralds paradigm shift in brain imaging
May 24, 2022 -- MRI radiomics looks set to have a tremendous impact on the lives of patients with brain tumors, with advances bringing the concept of virtual biopsies closer to clinical practice, leading researcher Prof. Marion Smits, from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, said in a special lecture at ISMRM 2022. Read More
MRI's 'forgotten' contrast agent makes dramatic reappearance
May 20, 2022 -- After decades of dormancy, deuterium is surging in research use as a contrast agent for MRI. Researchers discussed deuterium's potential in a presentation at the recent International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine annual congress in London. Read More
Does AI pose a serious threat to radiographers' jobs?
May 19, 2022 -- Global artificial intelligence (AI) luminary Dr. Daniel Sodickson, PhD, has sought to allay fears that a "Wild West" of disruptive innovations and increased automation in the coming years could decimate the jobs of radiographers. Read More
11.7T MR spectroscopy quantifies brain glucose metabolism
May 18, 2022 -- French researchers have developed a new MR spectroscopy approach to study brain glucose metabolism, a process significantly involved in Alzheimer's disease. They presented their work at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More