RADIOLOGY NEWS
DBT + synthesized mammo can detect cancers in dense breast tissue
October 6, 2022 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) plus synthesized mammography can detect more invasive breast cancers in dense breasts than digital mammography alone, a German study of nearly 100,000 women published in Radiology found. Read More
SPECT tracer shows promise in diagnosis of prostate cancer
October 5, 2022 -- More metastatic bone tumors can be diagnosed in patients with prostate cancer using SPECT/CT with an experimental radiotracer compared with conventional methods, a new global study has found. Read More
Tribunal recommends erasure of Dubai clinician from U.K. register
October 4, 2022 -- A senior ob/gyn specialist who works for one of the top hospitals in the United Arab Emirates is to be struck off from the U.K. medical register for misconduct. The news broke at the same time as a major radiology event designed to forge closer links between the U.K. and UAE took place in Dubai. Read More
Le Bihan shines light on music's role in brain development
October 4, 2022 -- What impact does music have on our most important organ? The renowned French neuroradiologist Prof. Denis Le Bihan, PhD, speaks about the imaging particularities of musical brains and how playing an instrument and music exposure improves the cognitive mind. Read More
Get AI companies to provide more evidence, Harvey urges
October 3, 2022 -- Developers of artificial intelligence (AI) are still learning what they can and can't get away with, and users of the technology must insist the companies verify the claims they make about the benefits of products, according to AI expert Dr. Hugh Harvey. Read More
Global radiation issues generate discussion in Vienna
September 30, 2022 -- Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is essential to bridge the substantial worldwide differences in cancer care, delegates agreed at this week's International Atomic Energy Agency's 2022 Scientific Forum in Vienna. Read More
Attention switches to MRI safety and cardiac devices
September 29, 2022 -- MRI safety must involve a multidisciplinary team effort to arrive at good local decisions, according to a leading specialist in the field. Also, he described how the U.K. has looked in-depth at MRI scans on patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Read More
Will there be a winter peak in vaccine-related axillary adenopathy?
September 28, 2022 -- Unilateral axillary adenopathy is a common side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, and more cases will be encountered by radiologists in future booster programs, researchers from a top London facility have reported. Read More
Global ultrasound market faces growing levels of uncertainty
September 28, 2022 -- After a strong recovery for the world ultrasound sector in 2021, global supply chain issues, the conflict in Ukraine, and other geopolitical challenges have added new uncertainty and disruption to the market. Mustafa Hassan offers a region-by-region analysis. Read More
Does everybody expect too much from radiology?
September 27, 2022 -- Many patients -- and even radiologists' clinical colleagues -- have unrealistic expectations of what medical imaging can deliver, said Dr. Giles Maskell in a keynote lecture at the British Institute of Radiology Annual Congress on 23 September. Read More