U.K. staffing crisis deepens, RCR asserts
April 21, 2020 -- Workforce shortages in clinical radiology are increasing year-on-year, resulting in delayed diagnoses and lower-quality patient care, according to the latest annual census from the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). Shortages of interventional and breast radiologists are an area of particular concern.  Discuss
How 3D fusion can aid diagnosis of cardiac disease
April 20, 2020 -- Swiss investigators have found a 3D image fusion technique combining CT and MRI data enables clinicians to better diagnose coronary artery disease. They published their results on 16 April in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.  Discuss
Deep learning can boost reconstruction of 4D flow MRI
April 15, 2020 -- Swiss researchers have developed FlowVN, a deep‑learning model that can reconstruct cardiovascular blood flow in 4D as accurately as conventional methods, but in a fraction of the time. They published their results on 13 April in Nature Machine Intelligence.  Discuss
Keep family close in a crisis, Kuhl urges
April 14, 2020 -- In trying times, all of us look for certainty in our lives. For Dr. Christiane Kuhl, the leading radiology researcher, a solid and constantly reassuring aspect of her life is her family. In part 2 of our exclusive interview, she talks about her family and her department.  Discuss
Austrian group reduces MRI contrast reactions in children
April 10, 2020 -- Researchers from Vienna have found that using a "fast-track allergy workup" can help prevent pediatric patients from experiencing adverse allergic reactions in follow-up gadolinium-enhanced MRI scans. They published their findings on 3 April in PLOS One.  Discuss
Radiologist joins Italy's tally of 87 doctors to die of COVID-19
April 8, 2020 -- Dr. Carlo Amodio -- a radiologist from Maria Cecilia Hospital in Cotignola, near Bologna -- has died of COVID-19. He joins the fast-growing list of 87 medical doctors in Italy who have died from the disease, the National Federation of Doctors' Guilds announced on 6 April.  Discuss
MRI illustrates how pediatric brains can recover
March 30, 2020 -- Swiss researchers have identified several key MRI-based indicators that can help determine how well pediatric patients will recover from a brain injury. They published their study findings online on 19 March in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Kuhl: COVID-19 is a crisis of biblical proportions
March 26, 2020 -- Anyone who doubts the severity of the threat posed by the COVID-19 crisis should listen to the latest assessment from Dr. Christiane Kuhl, the leading breast imaging researcher. "This is a crisis of biblical proportions," she told AuntMinnieEurope.com on 24 March.  Discuss
MRI helps create measures for normal fetal development
March 25, 2020 -- Using MRI, Israeli researchers have established a set of benchmark measurements for fetal facial and cranial structures to help chart development over multiple gestation weeks. Their findings were published on 12 March in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Forensic evidence sheds new light on Swedish MRI accident
March 17, 2020 -- The detailed forensic evidence presented in the 195-page police report on the serious MRI accident in Swedish Lapland contains photos and descriptions of the metallic objects that were effectively turned into flying weapons before they became attached to the scanner.  Discuss