RADIOLOGY NEWS
Europeans dominate in global awards for top 2022 images
December 6, 2022 -- French and German researchers scooped the top prizes in the "Images in Radiology" collection. The winner was a cinematic 3D-rendered image of a woman with Marfan syndrome, while the runner up was given for MRI scans of a 15-year-old boy with myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination. Read More
Support grows for use of abbreviated MRI in breast cancer screening
December 6, 2022 -- Abbreviated breast MRI can serve as a viable alternative to conventional MRI when it comes to high-risk supplemental screening, suggests research presented at the RSNA annual meeting in Chicago. Read More
Kuhl provides research update on gadolinium-based contrast agent
December 5, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Gadopiclenol is emerging as an alternative gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent. To learn more about the product's potential, we spoke with Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuhl from the University Hospital Aachen in Germany at RSNA 2022. Read More
Short MRI protocol comparable to standard for staging liver metastases
December 2, 2022 -- CHICAGO - An abbreviated MRI protocol combined with contrast-enhanced CT performs comparably to a standard MRI exam for identifying liver metastases in colorectal cancer patients, according to Dutch research presented on 30 November at the RSNA meeting. Read More
French group flies the flag for Europe in RSNA poster hall
December 1, 2022 -- Members of a research group in Nantes -- known as the jewel of the Loire Valley in northwest France -- received Europe's only magna cum laude award when the prestigious prizes were handed out on day 4 of the RSNA meeting. Read More
Swiss team finds hot weather causes a spike in emergency CT scans
December 1, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from the University of Basel have reported that trauma CT scan volume can be forecasted on the basis of weather data. They presented their findings on 30 November at RSNA 2022. Read More
Running mania and World Cup fever come to the fore at RSNA
November 30, 2022 -- Sports-minded RSNA attendees had a bonanza on day 3 of the congress. A 5k fun run took place in the morning, and then four World Cup soccer games were broadcast live in a dedicated space in McCormick Place. Read More
U.K. strives to address huge workforce challenges
November 30, 2022 -- Every imaging department needs to take trainees if the U.K. is to come to terms with the huge shortfall of radiologists that is looming large in the years ahead, Dr. Priya Suresh said at a special session held on 28 November at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
Krestin gazes into radiology's future at RSNA 2022 event
November 29, 2022 -- When contemplating the future, we should not look in a rear-view mirror – we need to be open to the changing environment. That was the central message of a visionary lecture given by Dr. Gabriel Krestin, PhD, at an evening reception held in Chicago on 28 November. Read More
Photon-counting CT proves value in reducing abdominal radiation dose
November 29, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT can help minimize radiation dose in abdominal imaging without sacrificing image clarity compared with dual-energy, dual-source CT (DSCT), according to German research presented on 27 November at the RSNA meeting. Read More