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Ironside Bruce and the sacrifices made by the early x-ray martyrs
April 12, 2021 -- Dr. Ironside Bruce died 100 years ago of radiation-induced aplastic anemia at the age of 44. Radiology historian Dr. Adrian Thomas reflects on the life and times of this remarkable man. Read More
Hybrid imaging proves value in staging of breast cancer
April 9, 2021 -- PET/CT is very useful in detecting axillary metastases in breast cancer patients and provides important information about the extent of axillary and extra-axillary lymph node involvement, according to researchers from Tel Aviv University. Read More
Swedish study underlines potential value of digital breast tomosynthesis
April 8, 2021 -- Researchers from Sweden have reported that digital breast tomosynthesis may result in lower interval cancer rates and earlier detection than conventional digital mammography. Read More
Global imaging community loses another radiologist to COVID-19
April 8, 2021 -- Dr. Arshad Munir, general secretary of the Pakistan Islamic Medical Association, has died of COVID-19. He contracted the disease while working as a radiologist at a hospital in Faisalabad, according to local media reports. Read More
Swiss team highlights benefits of POCUS after Mount Everest rescue
April 7, 2021 -- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) can be a valuable tool in remote, high-altitude regions like Nepal and can assist in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients exhibiting acute respiratory symptoms, according to researchers from Bern in Switzerland. Read More
What do we mean by clinical need and comprehensive service?
April 6, 2021 -- Much is said these days about services being based on "clinical need" and the importance of providing a "comprehensive service." What do we mean by need? What is included in a comprehensive service and why? Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
Dutch seek inspiration to boost appeal of nuclear medicine
April 5, 2021 -- How can the imaging community increase recruitment of nuclear medicine trainees and guard against future skills shortages? This question is being addressed in the Netherlands and elsewhere. Read More
Pay attention to dental CT findings in trauma cases, urges German team
April 5, 2021 -- A group from the University of Leipzig has discovered that around 90% of dental injuries in trauma patients who undergo whole-body CT scans are not described on initial radiology reports. Read More
German study highlights promise of radiotracer for prostate imaging
April 2, 2021 -- Investigators from the Technical University of Munich have found that an experimental radiotracer is effective when used with PET/CT for detecting biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and may change patient management. Read More
7 radiology cartoons designed to make you smile and chuckle
April 1, 2021 -- Can radiology be funny? Most definitely, says Dr. Paul McCoubrie. The profession can be very stressful and demanding, but it can also be a great source of laughter and wit. We have seven more cartoons from his new book for you to enjoy. Read More
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