ECR: What was COVID's impact on staff's stress levels?
July 17, 2022 -- VIENNA - The phenomenon of burnout among radiology staff isn't new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added an extra dimension to it. That's the key finding of two presentations delivered on 15 July at ECR 2022. Read More
ECR: Don't fear lymphadenopathy after vaccination
July 15, 2022 -- Researchers continue to gain ground in understanding lymphadenopathy caused by the COVID-19 vaccines, and several presenters discussed their findings on the topic on 13 July at ECR 2022. Read More
ECR: What will breast imaging look like in 2025?
July 14, 2022 -- Anything can happen three years from now, but that's not stopping breast imaging experts from making predictions for modalities within the next few years at ECR 2022 in Vienna. Read More
Ultrasound predicts lymph node reactions to COVID vaccination
July 12, 2022 -- Swollen lymph nodes are a known side effect of COVID-19 vaccination. Artificial intelligence trained with ultrasound images can help to shine a light on this important topic, Spanish researchers have reported. Read More
Ultrasound can be challenging for plastic surgeons
June 29, 2022 -- Interpreting ultrasonic images for use in plastic surgery can be challenging, including when it comes to lymphatic vessels or when no other information is available, a Spanish study published on 28 June in the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery found. Read More
Ultrasound use in low-income countries receives validation
June 23, 2022 -- A study conducted in rural Africa found that ultrasound can be used successfully by nonradiologists to detect lesions. The new data can be used to guide clinical protocols, including thresholds for biopsy of sonographically benign-appearing breast lesions, the lead author says. Read More
Imaging shows AstraZeneca COVID vaccine can trigger blood clots
June 16, 2022 -- MRI, CT, and ultrasound identify blood clots not found on clinical assessment in a majority of individuals who have COVID-19 vaccine-induced low blood platelets after their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a case study published on 14 June in Radiology. Read More
Ukrainian refugee doctors seek to 'give back' to host countries
June 13, 2022 -- Dr. Nataliia Nehria has described fleeing her home city of Kyiv as Russia invaded Ukraine and raised the question of allowing Ukrainian medical diplomas to be recognized in the European Union in a speech at the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology annual meeting. Read More
From Boston to Madrid, a story of imaging elite athletes
June 2, 2022 -- As the French Open tennis tournament prepares to reach a climax in Paris, AuntMinnieEurope.com caught up with the sports imaging expert Dr. Ara Kassarjian. He shares his experiences and outlines three recent injuries to professional tennis players. Read More
How has radiology in Rome fared during the pandemic?
April 7, 2022 -- Extensive data and analysis about the full impact of COVID-19 on scanning volumes and workflow at a public hospital in Rome were released on 5 April in a European Radiology article. Resilience and meticulous planning got his team through the crisis, says Prof. Andrea Laghi. Read More