RADIOLOGY NEWS
Global AI software developer MaxQ reveals change in focus
January 19, 2022 -- Tel Aviv-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm MaxQ is discontinuing its Accipio line of software for detection and triage of intracranial hemorrhage and ending its involvement in the development of image analysis-based AI applications. Read More
Ranschaert reflects on adoption and evolution of radiology AI
January 18, 2022 -- When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), what lies ahead for clinical radiology? What are the main trends? These questions were addressed in a webinar on 12 January by an expert panel that included informatics guru Prof. Dr. Erik Ranschaert. In this Q&A article, he speaks about AI in 2022. Read More
German team finds nuclear tracer is superior to CT in prostate cancer
January 18, 2022 -- A research group from Munich has reported that experimental radiohybrid PET tracer is more effective than CT for identifying tumors prior to surgery in patients with advanced prostate cancer. Read More
What to make of the latest rumblings in the fast-changing MRI sector
January 17, 2022 -- The question for potential buyers of low-field MRI scanners is: Do I want the latest but apparently still immature technology or the established and functioning equipment that is not so sexy? The Maverinck discusses this in a new column. Read More
France releases guidance on how radiology can become more green
January 17, 2022 -- France's national radiology society (Société Française de Radiologie, SFR) has published a new booklet about building a more environmentally friendly radiology practice while safeguarding the quality of patient care. It is called Radiology and eco-responsibility -- on the road to green radiology. Read More
How does dark-field chest x-ray perform for emphysema diagnosis?
January 14, 2022 -- Researchers at the Technical University of Munich believe dark-field chest x-ray may become an option over CT for the detection and staging of emphysema in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read More
Rotterdam study illuminates detection of skin cancer metastases
January 13, 2022 -- Investigators from Erasmus MC in the Netherlands have reported that while relying on clinical examination alone can miss cancers in the head and neck, adding ultrasound may lead to unnecessary procedures. Read More
Scottish researcher Fiona Denison, 51, dies of COVID-19 complications
January 12, 2022 -- Prof. Fiona Denison, an obstetrician who had a keen interest in ultrasound, multidisciplinary research, and global health, died on 9 January after contracting COVID-19, according to a statement by the Edinburgh Medical School and reports in the national media. Read More
And then there were 9: Election fever grips U.K. radiology
January 11, 2022 -- Nine candidates are standing in this month's election for the top job in U.K. radiology -- president of the Royal College of Radiologists. The contest is already causing quite a stir on social media. Read More
Dutch team shines light on cost-effectiveness of lung screening
January 11, 2022 -- A new Dutch-led study has shown that combined low-dose CT screening for lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cardiovascular disease can be cost-effective -- and it is likely to be more cost-effective than screening for lung cancer only. Read More