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
Gabriel Krestin receives royal decoration and Erasmus medal
April 11, 2022 -- Dr. Gabriel Krestin, PhD, professor emeritus of radiology at Erasmus MC - University Medical Centre Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been named Knight in the Order of the Lion of Netherlands. He has also received the university's prestigious Erasmus medal. Read More
PET/CT can boost survival prediction in prostate cancer
April 8, 2022 -- Researchers from Australia have shown how PET/CT can help predict patient survival after radical prostatectomy. The findings provide strong clinical validation that high prostate-specific membrane antigen expression indicates aggressive disease, they say. Read More
Trophy time: Winners of EuroMinnies 2022 receive awards
April 5, 2022 -- The winners of this year's EuroMinnies awards have expressed their happiness, joy, and gratitude after having received their engraved trophies during March. We present a selection of heart-warming photos. Read More
Scottish group uses PET to shed light on aortic wall injuries
April 1, 2022 -- Researchers from Edinburgh have reported that PET imaging with F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) holds promise as a marker of disease activity in acute aortic syndrome and can predict future clinical outcome and guide patient management. Read More
European regulators approve PET/CT system from Xeos
April 1, 2022 -- Belgian medical technology company Xeos has received the CE mark for its Aura 10 PET/CT specimen scanner for use in operating rooms. Read More
Imaging shines light on visual brain pattern of long COVID
March 28, 2022 -- French scientists have revealed a metabolic pattern on brain PET images that indicates the presence of long COVID-19 in patients. They published their findings on 23 March in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Read More
Simple changes can make radiology practice green and sustainable
March 16, 2022 -- Greater collaboration between the medical imaging community and industry is needed in the fight to achieve sustainability. This was the central message of expert speakers at a roundtable session on the "Green Radiology Department" held at ECR Overture on 6 March. Read More
Team Kuhl seeks to develop affordable PET/MRI for breast
March 7, 2022 -- A European research project called Hypmed aims to develop a more cost-effective version of PET/MRI technology to better diagnose breast cancer. Dr. Christiane Kuhl and Volkmar Schulz, PhD, from Aachen, Germany, spoke about the initiative at the ECR Overture. Read More
ECR: Beets-Tan admits times are tough but insists future is bright
March 2, 2022 -- The world faces many challenges right now, but the global radiology community must stand close and be more united than ever, European Society of Radiology President Prof. Dr. Regina Beets-Tan told virtual attendees at the opening ceremony of ECR Overture on 2 March. Read More