Radiology responds to Barcelona attack | New study on Olympic sport | Imaging of ischemic heart disease

Dear AuntMinnieEurope Member,

Spain has become the latest target of terrorists, and though 15 people tragically lost their lives in the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks on 17 August, the medical services were very well-prepared and able to cope.

Radiologists played a central role in treating the casualties. We've conducted an exclusive interview with Dr. Lluís Donoso-Bach, PhD, former president of the European Society of Radiology. For the full story, go to our CT Community, or click here.

The Olympic sport of wrestling remains as popular as ever. Research presented at the 2017 meeting of the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology shed new light on the frequency and type of injuries picked up by wrestlers, and the lead author of the study has shared her experiences with us. Visit the MRI Community, or click here.

Which modality is best for diagnosing ischemic heart disease? Researchers from Amsterdam have tried to answer this complex question. They published their findings last week in JAMA Cardiology. Get the details here.

Another Dutch group has created an accurate blood-vessel model that effectively replicates the formation of a blood clot caused by stenosis defects. The team developed a microfluidic blood-vessel model using layered stacks of CT angiography data combined with 3D printing. Find out more in the Advanced Visualization Community, or click here.

Comparisons of practice in Europe and the Middle East are rare, so don't miss our news report about abdominal and pelvic MRI in the Republic of Ireland and Saudi Arabia. Click here to learn more.

Last but definitely not least, we have a fascinating Case of the Week about a 33-year-old Sudanese woman. Can you work out the correct diagnosis? Test yourself here.

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