Copenhagen study confirms AI's value in breast screening
April 25, 2022 -- Danish investigators have shown an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm detected and categorized normal, moderate-risk, and suspicious mammograms while also performing consistently across breast densities. The technology can improve screening outcomes, they say. Read More
Attention turns to radiation safety in breast screening
April 21, 2022 -- Radiation protection is vital in breast screening exams with x-ray technology, particularly given the increasing use of more complicated and potentially more radiation-intensive procedures such as tomosynthesis and contrast mammography. That's the view of a leading European expert on breast imaging. Read More
GBL to acquire European imaging operator Affidea for 1B euros
April 19, 2022 -- Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) announced on 19 April that it is making its first sizable investment in healthcare by acquiring imaging operator Affidea for approximately 1 billion euros. 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
Trophy time: Winners of EuroMinnies 2022 receive awards
April 5, 2022 -- The winners of this year's EuroMinnies awards have expressed their happiness, joy, and gratitude after having received their engraved trophies during March. We present a selection of heart-warming photos. Read More
ESR survey shows major awareness gap on female pelvic MRI
March 30, 2022 -- Less than half of radiologists use guidelines from the European Society of Urogenital Radiology on female pelvic MRI, highlighting the need for an awareness campaign, a survey of European Society of Radiology (ESR) members has found. Read More
AI and radiologists work in harmony for double reading in Norway
March 30, 2022 -- Authors from the Cancer Registry of Norway have reported that artificial intelligence (AI) shows promise for detecting breast cancers on screening mammography when compared with double reading in a dataset of nearly 123,000 women. Read More
Milan group adds support to use of AI to characterize breast density
March 25, 2022 -- Italian researchers have reported new evidence that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately characterize breast density on mammography. This might help to avoid referring some women with dense breasts for extra screening with ultrasound or MRI. Read More
Dutch duo assesses evolving cancer imaging landscape
March 18, 2022 -- New research by the Kwee brothers from the Netherlands has found that some cancers tend to be overinvestigated, while others may be underinvestigated relative to their overall societal importance. Read More
Simple changes can make radiology practice green and sustainable
March 16, 2022 -- Greater collaboration between the medical imaging community and industry is needed in the fight to achieve sustainability. This was the central message of expert speakers at a roundtable session on the "Green Radiology Department" held at ECR Overture on 6 March. Read More