4D ultrasound reveals how fetuses respond to taste and smell
September 23, 2022 -- Four-dimensional ultrasound scans from a study conducted in North-East England have provided compelling evidence that fetuses react to smell and taste. Midwives plan to use the results to educate women on the need to eat healthily during pregnancy. Read More
AI can assist novice users for ultrasound-guided anesthesia
September 19, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) helps improve accuracy by up to 15% for less experienced ultrasound users when it comes to guiding regional anesthesia, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Oxford, U.K. Read More
How best to share case reports effectively on social media
September 14, 2022 -- As social networks evolve, more radiologists are using them as a communication tool, but what motivates them to do this? In a Q&A interview, Dr. Heiko Alfke elaborates on his own approach and strategy. Read More
Attention shifts to pros and cons of pediatric teleultrasound
September 12, 2022 -- Researchers from Tours, France, have delivered an upbeat assessment of teleultrasound in a study that examined the use of the technology to evaluate children seen in the emergency department. The results were published in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Read More
ECR: ESR 2nd VP Andrea Rockall mulls topics close to her heart
September 7, 2022 -- Sustainable radiology, clinical audit, and patient communication -- these are three burning issues to which the European Society of Radiology's newly elected Second Vice President Dr. Andrea Rockall will lend her weight before she becomes ECR president in July 2025. Read More
Ultrasound shows women with COVID history have stiffer placentas
August 29, 2022 -- Ultrasound elastography has highlighted differences in placental stiffness between pregnant women who recovered from COVID-19 compared with women with no history of COVID, Turkish researchers have reported. Read More
German team unveils progress in planning breast cancer treatment
August 15, 2022 -- Cross-sectional supplemental imaging with MRI and CT can improve sensitivity when detecting tumors in axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients, researchers from Würzburg have reported. They published their results on 10 August in Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. Read More
Be your own boss: How to achieve success in private practice
August 10, 2022 -- Setting up your own radiology practice is a long and time-consuming process, but it brings rewards and control, says Prof. Dr. Nina Schwenzer. In this Q&A interview, Schwenzer and Dr. Ulrike Engelmayer from Bavaria, Germany, give tips on self-employment. Read More
Timely reflections on radiology demand management
August 9, 2022 -- Managing the demand for medical imaging is a hot topic. When it’s cheaper and easier to get a scan than a senior and holistic medical opinion, the demand for imaging will only rise. How can we improve the situation? Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
Novel ultrasound method can boost prostate cancer risk assessment
August 5, 2022 -- A nomogram prediction model that uses contrast-enhanced ultrasound can help predict prostate cancer risk, a new study has found. The authors hope the new technique will lead to a meaningful reduction in unnecessary biopsies. Read More