French group flies the flag for Europe in RSNA poster hall
December 1, 2022 -- Members of a research group in Nantes -- known as the jewel of the Loire Valley in northwest France -- received Europe's only magna cum laude award when the prestigious prizes were handed out on day 4 of the RSNA meeting. Read More
What's the most cost-effective way to diagnose liver metastases?
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - MRI appears to be the most cost-effective modality for diagnosing colorectal cancer liver metastases, according to a German study presented in a 27 November session at RSNA 2022. Read More
Krakow welcomes ISHRAD to celebrate Poland's rich history
November 25, 2022 -- The early days of PET scanning, along with the role of Nordic pioneers, were popular topics at the annual congress of the International Society for the History of Radiology (ISHRAD) in Krakow, Poland. Read More
Dutch team evaluates bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients
November 21, 2022 -- Researchers from Amsterdam UMC have reported that F-18 sodium fluoride PET/CT may be a valuable tool for imaging patients with psoriatic arthritis because it reveals new bone formation missed on clinical evaluation of peripheral joints. Read More
Where are we now with total-body PET/CT systems?
November 17, 2022 -- New total-body PET/CT equipment could be a game changer in complex adult and pediatric cases, according to a Swiss nuclear medicine expert who has recently shared his experiences working with one of these scanners. Read More
PET brings clarity and precision in cases of high-grade gliomas
November 16, 2022 -- A new French study has underlined the accuracy of F-18 fluorodopa-PET in differentiating recurrent malignant gliomas from treatment-related changes and shown the potential value of the dynamic slope as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker. Read More
Much to gain from AI in hybrid imaging, but mind the gap
November 16, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can boost image quality and analysis and prediction in hybrid imaging, but clinicians must remain cautious with algorithms because they are not always reliable in clinical practice, a French expert in translational imaging has warned. Read More
PET/CT proves value in guiding breast cancer therapy
November 15, 2022 -- FDG-PET/CT can help guide therapy in breast cancer, particularly in distant disease staging and treatment response assessment, the leading Austrian researcher Dr. Katja Pinker-Domenig told a hybrid imaging event on 11 November. Read More
Swiss team shows PET/CT's promise in malignant melanoma cases
November 14, 2022 -- F-18 FDG-PET/CT imaging is a better choice than ultrasound for detecting both lymph node and abdominal metastases in patients with malignant melanoma, Swiss investigators have found. Read More
Heidelberg group uses microscopy technique to map cancer cells
November 10, 2022 -- Investigators from the German Cancer Research Center have created a molecular microscopy technique that maps the spread of breast cancer at the cellular level. They published their findings on 9 November in Nature. Read More