PET/CT reveals heart artery inflammation in COVID-19 patients
May 23, 2022 -- PET/CT imaging shows that inflammation of the aorta is increased in the early postinfection stage of COVID-19 in patients with severe disease, according to a study from Greece. 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
Video from ISMRM 2022: Why Nandita deSouza loves the congress
May 10, 2022 -- LONDON - Radiologist and cancer imaging expert Prof. Nandita deSouza, PhD, has attended nearly every annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) since 1991. In this interview, she explains why she returns year after year. Read More
How's life treating Paul Parizel in Western Australia?
May 3, 2022 -- A deep dive into a new life on the other side of the world is always going to be high risk. But anyone hoping Prof. Paul Parizel, PhD, would fail after leaving Europe for Australia will be disappointed. We have an exclusive interview with the past president of the European Society of Radiology about his move Down Under. Read More
Brain PET AI algorithm shows promise in Parkinson's disease
May 2, 2022 -- Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) deep-learning algorithm that may help clinicians to diagnose Parkinsonian disorders, according to a study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
German team underlines promise of dual-tracer PET/CT in cancer cases
April 22, 2022 -- Researchers from University Hospital Cologne have reported in a proof-of-concept study that two PET/CT radiotracers -- F-18 FDG and gallium-68 FAPI-46 -- work better together than when used alone for cancer imaging. Read More
Dutch radiology pays tribute to Kees Vellenga, 1947-2022
April 14, 2022 -- Tributes have been posted to the widely respected radiologist, equestrian rider, and historian Dr. Kees Vellenga, PhD. In addition to a long career in radiology, he represented the Netherlands at the 1972 Olympic Games and was national dressage champion. Read More
PET/CT radiomics can help solve COVID-19 vaccine conundrum
April 13, 2022 -- A machine-learning model based on PET/CT radiomics can differentiate between metastatic breast cancer and swollen lymph nodes due to COVID-19 vaccination, according to a study published on 6 April by European Radiology. Read More
Radiomics for dummies: French team bids to make tricky topic easy
April 12, 2022 -- Researchers from one of Europe's leading cancer facilities, the Gustave Roussy Institute in Paris, have attempted to boost understanding of the notoriously difficult subject known as radiomics. They've outlined the five steps needed to validate an imaging biomarker. Read More
German group highlights clinical potential of novel PET radiotracer
April 11, 2022 -- Scientists from Cologne have tested an experimental zirconium-89-based prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET radiotracer and found it detected PSMA-positive lesions in more than half of patients who had previous negative scans with established tracers. Read More