Web-based application assists MRI safety assessments
May 16, 2022 -- A new web-based software application can facilitate safety assessments of MRI exams, according to a presentation on 11 May at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
Radiologists can help achieve better pediatric care with MRI
May 9, 2022 -- Personalized care is great for individual patients going through MRI scans, but it's not so simple for pediatric patients, according to a presentation given on 8 May at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
GBL to acquire European imaging operator Affidea for 1B euros
April 19, 2022 -- Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) announced on 19 April that it is making its first sizable investment in healthcare by acquiring imaging operator Affidea for approximately 1 billion euros. Read More
BMJ: CT lung cancer screening saved more than 10K lives
April 6, 2022 -- The start of organized CT lung cancer screening in the U.S. in 2013 has helped avert more than 10,000 deaths from the disease between 2014 and 2018 due to earlier cancer detection, offering lessons for Europe and the rest of the world, according to a study published on 30 March in the BMJ. Read More
French team investigates radiology's pandemic readiness
March 17, 2022 -- The omicron wave of COVID-19 is fading in most countries, but there's likely to be another variant not far behind it. How prepared is the medical imaging community? Researchers from France have provided some novel analysis. Read More
Soft skills can be vital for effective care of top athletes
March 10, 2022 -- The clinical skills radiologists bring to multidisciplinary care teams for elite athletes are crucial, but so are so-called soft skills such as humility and adaptability, leading Dutch experts have reported. Read More
ECR: What will it be like to be a radiologist in 2030?
March 3, 2022 -- The radiologists of 2030 are likely to be subspecialized, trained in how to communicate with patients, and augmented -- but not replaced -- by artificial intelligence (AI), according to a presentation on 2 March at ECR Overture. Read More
Patients' anxiety over MRI can have major impact on clinical workflow
February 8, 2022 -- Patients who reported stress anxiety were significantly more likely to need an MRI scan to be repeated and to have a longer examination time, according to research from Germany. Read More
Predatory journals represent serious global threat
September 22, 2021 -- Open access publishing for aspiring radiology authors is growing fast, but it's a corrupt scene that ultimately pollutes science to the tune of $77 million a year in fees, according to new research. Read More
French team reveals new MRI findings on Alzheimer's disease
August 6, 2021 -- Investigators from the Normandy University's Blood and Brain Institute in Caen have concluded that large white-matter hyperintensity volume identified on brain MRI in people with Alzheimer's disease is linked to poor cognitive function. Read More