Dutch show how AI can lend a hand with wrist fractures
May 3, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to accurately detect scaphoid fractures on radiographs, potentially speeding up diagnosis of these common but troublesome injuries, Dutch researchers have reported. Read More
Hybrid imaging gives fresh hope to squamous cell carcinoma patients
April 30, 2021 -- German researchers have found FDG-PET/CT was superior to MRI and CT alone for detecting metastases in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity. The early dissection of lymph node metastases may increase survival in these patients, they say. Read More
Austrian startup collects rising star award for imaging industry
April 29, 2021 -- A Vienna company that develops artificial intelligence-based software for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal diseases, ImageBiopsy Lab, has won the Best New Radiology Vendor award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. We interview Dr. Richard Ljuhar, CEO and co-founder of ImageBiopsy Lab. Read More
U.K. radiology's looming crisis deepens in COVID-19 pandemic
April 28, 2021 -- The U.K. radiologist workforce is now short-staffed by 33% and needs at least another 1,939 consultants to meet safe staffing levels and pre-COVID-19 levels of demand for scans, according to a new census published on 28 April by the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists. Read More
Ever heard of neck Vader, Davy Jones pelvis, or Shaun the Sheep diverticula?
April 27, 2021 -- Keeping in mind movie characters like Darth Vader, Davy Jones, and Shaun the Sheep can boost fun and productivity in radiology reporting and be a useful training tool, say Spanish radiologists. They've studied pareidolia -- a form of pattern recognition in which an image looks like an object or a creature -- and they've shared 11 examples for you to savor. Read More
Novel analysis helps lift the lid on gaslighting in radiology
April 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging departments are not immune to instances of abuse and bullying, and gaslighting -- or emotional manipulation of another person -- can be one of them, researchers have reported. They laid out a practical set of coping skills and mechanisms. Read More
Global survey on COVID-19 imaging scoops award for top paper
April 26, 2021 -- How was imaging used across the world in the first wave of the pandemic? To answer this question, three authors from Serbia, Croatia, and France carried out a survey of 50 radiology departments in 33 countries. They won the Scientific Paper of the Year award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. Read More
German team finds cognitive recovery can be slow in COVID-19
April 26, 2021 -- Hybrid imaging researchers from the University of Freiburg, Germany, have found that significant cognitive impairment persists in some chronic COVID-19 patients more than six months after the onset of the disease. Read More
How has Israel become the new Silicon Valley and AI hub?
April 22, 2021 -- Israel is fast becoming a global center of excellence in artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging, says Kevin Lev from Philips. He explains how this has happened and provides an update on the company's AI-enabled offering that won the Best New Radiology Software award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. Read More
Hybrid imaging can illuminate sports-related brain injuries
April 21, 2021 -- Swedish researchers have used PET/MRI and novel radiotracers to show long-term neurodegeneration in young athletes who have experienced sports-related concussion and traumatic brain injuries. Read More