Katja Pinker gives her latest thoughts on breast AI adoption
September 21, 2023 -- Ahead of the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) annual congress, Dr. Katja Pinker, PhD, from New York and Vienna, spoke with about the challenges of adopting AI in breast imaging. Read More
Spanish group strives for clarity and patient safety on CT dose
September 20, 2023 -- Researchers in Madrid have reported significant progress in developing a coherent strategy to optimize radiation dose. Establishing a multidisciplinary dose optimization panel has been a vital part of their drive to improve CT protocols. Read More
FAPI-PET/CT may improve treatment of cancer patients
September 20, 2023 -- Gallium-68 (Ga-68) FAPI-PET/CT imaging -- a highly accurate experimental approach for detecting cancer -- may further improve outcomes for patients undergoing radiation therapy, according to a recent analysis by German researchers. Read More
Team Turku shines new light on patient shielding in CT
September 19, 2023 -- The application of an out-of-plane shield in CT scanning may lead to a substantial increase in tube current modulation, therefore providing patients with a much higher radiation dose, researchers from Finland have found. Read More
Use of mobile CT cuts hospital admissions at Oktoberfest
September 19, 2023 -- The introduction of mobile CT at Oktoberfest, the world's largest annual fair, has ruled out many serious injuries, reduced the need for hospital admissions for patients with mild traumatic brain injuries, and relieved some of the burden on the emergency services, doctors from Munich have reported. Read More
Can ChatGPT help prepare patients for PET scans?
September 18, 2023 -- ChatGPT may be able to act as a substitute for staff advice given to patients about PET/CT scans. That's the key finding posted by a German research group that posed 25 questions to the large-language model-based chatbot. Read More
PET imaging predicts long-term outcomes in Parkinson's disease
September 18, 2023 -- PET brain imaging in individuals with early Parkinson's disease can show which patients are at higher risk of long-term effects, according to a study by researchers from the University of Brescia in Italy. Read More
CT-FFR imaging assesses adverse outcome risk in angina patients
September 15, 2023 -- CT angiography-derived fractional flow reserve (CT-FFR) imaging helps clinicians assess stable angina patients' adverse outcome risk -- even if they have high coronary artery calcium scores, a Danish research group has found. Read More
RCR vows to play pivotal role in future evaluation of AI
September 14, 2023 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is gearing up to play a greater role in AI assessment and is striving to become more inclusive, accountable, and transparent, according to two senior RCR officers. They also speak openly about how to achieve a work-life balance. Read More
What's tomosynthesis' screening role in women with breast implants?
September 13, 2023 -- The use of a low-dose tomosynthesis protocol for screening women with breast implants allows a significant reduction in radiation exposure while maintaining adequate image quality and maximizing the diagnostic performance, Italian researchers have found. Read More