Rotterdam study illuminates detection of skin cancer metastases
January 13, 2022 -- Investigators from Erasmus MC in the Netherlands have reported that while relying on clinical examination alone can miss cancers in the head and neck, adding ultrasound may lead to unnecessary procedures. Read More
Scottish researcher Fiona Denison, 51, dies of COVID-19 complications
January 12, 2022 -- Prof. Fiona Denison, an obstetrician who had a keen interest in ultrasound, multidisciplinary research, and global health, died on 9 January after contracting COVID-19, according to a statement by the Edinburgh Medical School and reports in the national media. Read More
Danes show value of breast ultrasound in margin assessment
January 10, 2022 -- Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark have reported that breast ultrasound has the highest pooled sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve for margin assessment compared to radiography, digital breast tomosynthesis, and micro-CT. Read More
Novel study evaluates ultrasound's impact on length of hospital stay
December 23, 2021 -- Australian researchers have found that performing focused ultrasound on cardiopulmonary patients just admitted to hospital may not decrease their length of stay compared to standard treatment. Read More
Impressions and take-home messages from RSNA 2021
December 20, 2021 -- What did market analysts make of RSNA 2021? Regular columnist Steve Holloway and fellow industry experts share their main reflections and observations from the recent megashow in Chicago, where artificial intelligence (AI) was a dominant theme. Read More
Dutch team advocates elastography for liver fibrosis imaging
December 13, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands reported at RSNA 2021 that point shear-wave elastography is accurate and reliable for measuring liver elasticity in chronic liver disease patients who present with fibrosis. Read More
Norway adopts group mentoring approach to radiology training
December 7, 2021 -- A novel educational program in Norway for all medical specialty trainees has now been fully implemented. The scheme is obligatory and covers topics such as ethics, understanding science, communication, quality, and patient safety. Read More
Saluti! Ultrasound can help make red wine even more drinkable
November 25, 2021 -- Researchers from Northern Italy have found that ultrasound used to treat red wine significantly affects some chemical properties and taste sensations of the beverage, while improving its color and texture by not degrading the micronutrients. Read More
U.K. radiology mourns MSK specialist Charles Wakeley
November 19, 2021 -- Dr. Charles John Wakeley (1959-2021) worked as a musculoskeletal (MSK) radiologist in Bristol, U.K., for 27 years. He was past president of the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists, senior examiner for the Royal College of Radiologists, and associate editor of Clinical Radiology. Dr. Adrian Thomas pays tribute to him. Read More
Radiologist-turned-politician sets out agenda for change
November 12, 2021 -- Dr. Paula Louise Piechotta, a radiologist from Leipzig in Germany, has been elected to the German Federal Parliament. In this interview, she speaks about her career, priorities, and philosophy. Read More