French group flies the flag for Europe in RSNA poster hall
December 1, 2022 -- Members of a research group in Nantes -- known as the jewel of the Loire Valley in northwest France -- received Europe's only magna cum laude award when the prestigious prizes were handed out on day 4 of the RSNA meeting. Read More
U.K. strives to address huge workforce challenges
November 30, 2022 -- Every imaging department needs to take trainees if the U.K. is to come to terms with the huge shortfall of radiologists that is looming large in the years ahead, Dr. Priya Suresh said at a special session held on 28 November at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
Viennese group investigates how prenatal drinking affects fetal brain
November 24, 2022 -- MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking -- even in low or moderate amounts -- has a negative effect on fetal brain development, according to Austrian research to be presented at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
PET/CT proves value in guiding breast cancer therapy
November 15, 2022 -- FDG-PET/CT can help guide therapy in breast cancer, particularly in distant disease staging and treatment response assessment, the leading Austrian researcher Dr. Katja Pinker-Domenig told a hybrid imaging event on 11 November. Read More
Heidelberg group uses microscopy technique to map cancer cells
November 10, 2022 -- Investigators from the German Cancer Research Center have created a molecular microscopy technique that maps the spread of breast cancer at the cellular level. They published their findings on 9 November in Nature. Read More
Evaluation underlines value of breast AI as extra reader
November 9, 2022 -- New clinical evidence has shown the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to detect cancers missed by human readers and boost detection rates without recalling extra false positives, according to a European research team. Read More
Solving the diagnostic dilemma posed by heterotopic pregnancy
November 9, 2022 -- The successful recognition of heterotopic pregnancy -- a rare complication, but one with the potential for significant morbidity and mortality -- begins with awareness of its imaging features and understanding of the diagnostic challenges, Australian researchers have reported. Read More
Music before mammograms can boost compression tolerance
November 7, 2022 -- They say music is good for the soul -- and it could also be good for boosting a woman's tolerance of mammography examinations, according to U.K. research published on 31 October in Radiography. Read More
Ovarian cancer surveillance proves viable for women with BRCA variants
November 7, 2022 -- Ovarian cancer surveillance is a viable option for women with BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) variants who delay removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, a study published on 1 November in the Journal of Medical Genetics has found. Read More
AI provides boost for identifying breast lesion subtypes
October 31, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model trained with mammography images can help to identify breast lesion subtypes and improve the effectiveness of biopsies, according to a study published on 25 October in Radiology. Read More