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
And then there were 9: Election fever grips U.K. radiology
January 11, 2022 -- Nine candidates are standing in this month's election for the top job in U.K. radiology -- president of the Royal College of Radiologists. The contest is already causing quite a stir on social 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
Changes lie ahead in 2022 for European Diploma in Radiology
January 4, 2022 -- The European Board of Radiology is relishing the prospect of meeting the profession's training needs in 2022 with an even better European Diploma in Radiology, writes Prof. Dr. Laura Oleaga, PhD. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2022 semifinal candidates
December 16, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the fourth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the nominations made by the members of AuntMinnieEurope.com. A new category for radiographers has been introduced this year. Read More
ESR announces postponement of onsite ECR 2022 to July
December 10, 2021 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced that the full onsite version of ECR 2022 will now take place from 13 to 17 July in Vienna. The plan is to also organize an online ECR from 2 to 6 March, according to ESR President Prof. Dr. Regina Beets-Tan. Read More
Survey: Breast AI improves outcome in nations with workforce shortages
December 6, 2021 -- In countries suffering from serious workforce issues, use of artificial intelligence (AI) as a second reader can be particularly beneficial for reducing interval breast cancer rates, according to a national survey from Turkey presented on 2 December at RSNA 2021. Read More
Alcohol use causes altered brain structure in fetuses
December 3, 2021 -- Austrian researchers have conducted what they say is the first MRI study to investigate prenatal alcohol exposure. They found that fetuses exposed to alcohol had increased volume in the corpus callosum and a decreased volume in the periventricular zone. Read More
Study: COVID-19 in pregnancy has no impact on fetal brain
November 30, 2021 -- German investigators have used MRI to show mild to moderate COVID-19 during pregnancy does not have any harmful effects on fetal brains. They're presenting their findings at RSNA 2021. Read More
Austrian team unveils findings on abbreviated breast MRI
November 30, 2021 -- Researchers from Vienna have found that nonscanning time between abbreviated breast MRI exams contributes to workflow problems, preventing more patients from being imaged. They presented their results at RSNA 2021. Read More