AI tool ChatGPT shows great promise in breast imaging
April 10, 2023 -- ChatGPT, the fast-emerging artificial-intelligence (AI) chatbot developed by OpenAI and launched in November 2022, may be on its way to automatically providing healthcare information about breast cancer prevention and screening, a new study suggests. Read More
Could ultrasound be used before DBT in focal breast complaints?
April 7, 2023 -- Ultrasound is an accurate standalone imaging modality in assessing focal breast complaints compared to the combination of ultrasound and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), a Dutch study of nearly 2,000 women has found. Read More
Career switches can pay off, says senior Irish radiologist
April 6, 2023 -- Radiologists must not be afraid to branch out into broader health management roles and advocate the value of radiology within the system at large. That's the view of Prof. Risteárd Ó Laoide from Dublin, who also reflects on the devastating 2021 cyberattack. Read More
Breast imaging-based risk model identifies high-risk women
March 29, 2023 -- Researchers from the renowned Karolinska Institute in Sweden have described an imaging-based risk model that could identify which patients are likely to benefit from supplemental breast screening. Read More
Pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 have placental differences
March 24, 2023 -- Spanish scientists have discovered that Doppler ultrasound highlights several common placental differences in pregnant women who test positive for SARS-CoV-2. They found significantly higher placental thickness and umbilical vein flow values in women with the coronavirus. Read More
Christiane Kuhl speaks out on breast density and screening
March 14, 2023 -- Radiologists must be more active in providing objective and understandable information to women about the diagnostic and prognostic implications of dense breasts, and the value of using other screening methods. That's the view of leading expert Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuhl. Read More
Italian group presents initial results of SOLUS trial at ECR 2023
March 4, 2023 -- Early results from an Italian-led clinical trial showing a multimodal tomographic system could improve breast cancer diagnosis were presented at ECR 2023. Read More
Positron emission mammography receives attention at ECR 2023
March 4, 2023 -- New research findings presented at an ECR session held on 2 March have revealed that positron emission mammography allows for more accurate evaluation of breast cancer's response to chemotherapy, as well as residual tissue. Read More
Video from ECR 2023: Ritse Mann on breast MRI screening
March 3, 2023 -- VIENNA - MRI is now recommended in Europe for cancer screening in women with extremely dense breasts, but does this represent a real game changer, and how can the hurdles to implementation be overcome? For answers, we chatted with Dutch expert Dr. Ritse Mann. Read More
Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT shows promise for breast biopsy
March 2, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT imaging could serve as an alternative to MRI guidance when it comes to vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, suggest findings presented on 1 March at ECR 2023. Read More