Could CEM help to downgrade BI-RADS 4 breast lesions?
August 28, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) can help to accurately downgrade BI-RADS 4 breast lesions. That's the key finding of a new study published on 23 August in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Case report: Button battery lodged in esophagus for a year
August 28, 2023 -- The case of a two-year-old girl with a button battery lodged in her esophagus for 12 months highlights the urgent need for imaging examinations in patients with a history of difficulty in swallowing, doctors from Tanzania have reported. Read More
AI system aims for earlier diagnosis of endometriosis
August 25, 2023 -- IMAGENDO uses machine learning to digitally combine the diagnostic capabilities of pelvic scans and MRI to identify endometriosis lesions. The Australian and U.K. developers are now seeking to optimize and validate the algorithm. Read More
Novel research focuses on why GPs fulfill patient imaging requests
August 24, 2023 -- General practitioners (GPs) are struggling to balance their responsibilities as gatekeepers of imaging when anxious patients request examinations, a new survey has highlighted. Read More
Ultrasound-guided magnetic seeds localize breast lesions
August 24, 2023 -- Ultrasound-guided localization with magnetic seeds can localize nonpalpable breast lesions, and may perform better than stereotactic seed localization, according to Italian research published on 22 August in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
PET shows promise in diagnosing atypical parkinsonism
August 23, 2023 -- PET imaging is displaying significant clinical promise in the difficult task of differentiating between subtypes of atypical parkinsonism, a research group from Copenhagen University Hospital has reported. Read More
Momentum grows for MRI screening in prostate cancer
August 22, 2023 -- Researchers from University College London have found that MRI screening has a major impact on prostate cancer diagnosis. They unveiled their results in an article published on 21 August in BMJ Oncology. Read More
X-rays prove crucial in conviction of nurse who murdered 7 babies
August 21, 2023 -- X-ray evidence made a significant contribution to the conviction of U.K. neonatal nurse Lucy Letby. On 21 August, she received a whole-life prison term, with no chance of parole, for the murder of seven babies and the attempted murder of six more. Read More
Stressed over breast reading exams? It helps to take a break
August 21, 2023 -- Taking short breaks doesn't improve accuracy during reporting sessions for digital breast tomosynthesis, but they do significantly reduce reader fatigue, suggest findings from the U.K. published on 17 August in European Radiology. Read More
Can ultrasound guide vacuum excision to remove small cancers?
August 21, 2023 -- Ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted excision is not a reliable method for removing small breast cancers, according to research from Finland published on 16 August in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More