Viennese group investigates how prenatal drinking affects fetal brain
November 24, 2022 -- MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking -- even in low or moderate amounts -- has a negative effect on fetal brain development, according to Austrian research to be presented at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
Parachutes, belief, and intellectual curiosity
November 8, 2022 -- More resources need to be invested into rigorous and independent research to generate the evidence to support what we do in radiology, writes Dr. Chris Hammond in a new column. Read More
Dynamic MRI delivers in tricky neurovascular cases
November 2, 2022 -- Improvements in MRI technique and dynamic imaging, particularly 3-tesla MRI's ability to demonstrate direct compression of the plexus, have boosted the diagnosis of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome, a new Australian study has found. Read More
MRI proves value in diagnosis of goalkeeping injuries
November 1, 2022 -- MRI is indispensable for evaluating football goalkeepers who present with suspected ligament and tendon injuries of the hand and wrist, and it contributes enormously to patient management, award-winning Brazilian researchers have reported ahead of this month's World Cup. Read More
Back to the future: Accessible MRI at low field
October 27, 2022 -- Portable ultralow-field systems make it more cost-effective and viable to introduce MRI in smaller hospitals and clinics and opens the door to widening global access to brain imaging, writes Swedish MRI physicist Emil Ljungberg, PhD. He shares his experiences and considers what the future might hold. Read More
Swedish radiology's double act takes to the airwaves
October 25, 2022 -- What do Swedes do for fun? Skiing or hiking might come to mind, but two young radiologists, Dr. Per Hintze and Dr. Jörgen Strömberg, have dedicated their free time to a professional podcast with equipment that they have bought themselves. Read More
Radiology needs coherent strategy on health policy, Antoch urges
October 24, 2022 -- If radiology is to thrive in the years ahead, it must present its case much more strongly and effectively than ever before when dealing with the healthcare system's self-governing bodies, Prof. Dr. Gerald Antoch has asserted. Read More
How common is missed diagnosis in pancreatic cancer?
October 11, 2022 -- A new multidisciplinary study has suggested that pancreatic cancer remains a notoriously difficult diagnosis. In 600 confirmed cases of pancreatic cancer, 46 patients failed to have their cancer diagnosed through their first scan, representing a missed cancer rate of 7.7%. Read More
MR-guided biopsies and transurethral ablation give hope in prostate care
October 11, 2022 -- PARIS -- Clinical advances in MRI-guided percutaneous diagnosis and emerging treatment options for prostate tumors were discussed in depth during a special session at the French national radiology congress, JFR 2022. Read More
Video from JFR 2022: Gangi on French radiology and burnout
October 10, 2022 -- PARIS - How do the public and private sectors work together in French radiology? Prof. Afshin Gangi from Strasbourg shed light on France's unique system. In a video interview at the French national radiology congress, JFR, he also speaks about how his team avoids burnout. Read More