MRI detects brain changes in long-term cannabis users
June 6, 2023 -- Heavy cannabis use in adolescence to early adulthood is associated with volumetric differences in subregions of the hippocampus and amygdala, researchers from New Zealand have reported at ISMRM 2023 in Toronto. Read More
Four strategies to help reduce reporting errors in radiology
June 6, 2023 -- What actions and measures can help to increase accuracy? European Society of Radiology President Prof. Adrian Brady describes a series of simple strategies and approaches designed to minimize reporting errors. Read More
Baessler: Interest grows in MR radiomics, but it needs direction
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Radiomics has come a long way, but standardization and better-quality studies are vital before it becomes a true staple, Prof. Bettina Baessler from Würzburg in Germany said in a keynote talk on 3 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Italian team investigates how to cut MRI contrast residuals in wastewater
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Can the amount of MRI and CT contrast residuals found in hospital wastewater be reduced? Yes, according to research from Milan presented on 2 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More
AI model can provide boost for breast ultrasound interpretation
June 2, 2023 -- A new study has found that an artificial intelligence algorithm can extract the morphological features from early breast lesions, conduct effective and objective image analysis, and help improve patient outcome. Read More
Spotlight falls again on safety of CT contrast agents
June 1, 2023 -- The disturbing case of an 80-year-old woman who developed compartment syndrome of the hand following a CT scan has focused attention on the range of adverse events that can result from the use of contrast agents in clinical practice. Read More
Radiography and medical students benefit from VR training
May 31, 2023 -- Most radiography and medical students appreciate the value of virtual reality (VR) simulation-based training to learn about radiation protection in the interventional radiology suite, an Irish research group reported on 25 May in Radiography. Read More
Sharp rise occurs in referrals of young women to breast clinics
May 30, 2023 -- Increasing numbers of women under 35 are being referred to symptomatic breast clinics, resulting in greater demand for imaging services, despite unchanged and low incidence of breast cancer within this age group, researchers from Dublin have reported. Read More
Home reporting is no bed of roses or panacea for radiology
May 30, 2023 -- Home reporting can help to boost radiologists' productivity and avoid fatigue and burnout, but it requires careful planning, considerable thought, and rigorous attention to detail, according to a new 12-page free guide from the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists. Read More
Parizel: We must learn lessons from the great contrast media shortage
May 29, 2023 -- A year on from the CT contrast media supply problems that caused severe disruption to medical imaging in many parts of the world, ESR Past President Prof. Paul Parizel, PhD, and his colleagues have presented the findings of their investigation into the crisis. Read More