Italian team evaluates ultrasound scoring index in COVID diagnosis
September 13, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Ferrara in Italy have found that their lung ultrasound severity index can distinguish between patients who have COVID-19 and those who don't. It also helps to identify those who will experience in-hospital mortality. Read More
Experts give top tips on how to succeed in breast imaging
September 9, 2021 -- What personal qualities do you need to achieve success in breast imaging? How should you approach artificial intelligence? How can you conduct better research? What can be said about the future? Radiologists from across Europe share their advice. Read More
Making the switch from radiologist to Olympic sports physician
September 7, 2021 -- Dr. Michiko Dohi is a leading sports physician in Japan. After playing a prominent role at the Tokyo Olympics, she reflects on her career. She reveals how she moved from clinical radiology into elite sports medicine and how French MRI pioneer Prof. Denis Le Bihan inspired her. Read More
What was it like to work as a radiologist at the Tokyo Olympics?
August 30, 2021 -- Dr. Michel Daoud Crema worked as a musculoskeletal radiologist for the French Olympic Team at the recent Tokyo Games. He describes this remarkable and uplifting experience and looks ahead to Paris 2024. Read More
Europe gets fresh advice on COVID-19 vaccines and breast imaging
August 24, 2021 -- In a bid for clarity, the European Society of Breast Imaging has issued new recommendations to standardize patient management and reduce unnecessary imaging and invasive procedures in cases of unilateral axillary lymphadenopathy -- a frequent mild side effect of COVID-19 vaccination. Read More
What radiologists really need to know about sepsis
August 18, 2021 -- Around 25% of COVID-19 patients who require hospital treatment go into septic shock, and most deaths from COVID-19 are associated with sepsis. How should these cases be managed radiologically? Prof. Dr. Sebastian Ley from Munich provides some insight. Read More
What was the big surprise for imaging boss at Tokyo Olympics?
August 10, 2021 -- Many elite athletes pushed through the pain barrier at the Olympics, it appears. Chief radiologist Dr. Yukihisa Saida said he had not realized how severely damaged the upper arm muscles of handball and hockey players can be. He also expressed surprise that the psoas muscles of athletes seem to be extremely hypertrophic, especially in sprinters. Read More
Dutch researchers issue novel analysis on best use of breast MRI
August 9, 2021 -- A new study from the Netherlands suggests that a combination of contrast-enhanced mammography with ultrasound performs as well as breast MRI for preoperative staging for breast cancer. The findings were posted on 2 August by the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
First figures released on imaging of Tokyo Olympics
August 3, 2021 -- Over 200 MRI exams were performed in the polyclinic during the first week of the Tokyo Olympics, and 90% of these scans were for suspected musculoskeletal injuries, chief radiologist Dr. Yukihisa Saida has revealed. Read More
Radiology swings into action at Tokyo Olympics
July 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging is already playing a valuable clinical role in the Tokyo Olympics, and both MRI and ultrasound look set to be essential diagnostic tools right up to the closing ceremony on 8 August. Read More