RADIOLOGY NEWS
Inquest investigates death of woman after wellness scan
May 10, 2021 -- Australian authorities are investigating the death of a Melbourne woman who died from a contrast reaction during a heart CT scan as part of a workplace wellness program. The focus is on the radiologist on duty at the time of the scan. Read More
Germans support AI plus CT to boost prediction of major coronary events
May 10, 2021 -- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and coronary CT angiography to assess cardiovascular health can improve clinicians' ability to predict a patient's risk of future adverse events like unstable angina, researchers from Stuttgart have found. Read More
Novel research from Spain underlines potential of breast AI
May 7, 2021 -- A study of nearly 16,000 women has shown an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can sharply reduce radiologist workload for screening mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis exams without having a major impact on sensitivity. Read More
10 things angry patients say about radiologists in bad reviews
May 6, 2021 -- Most patients are extremely satisfied with their radiologist, but there's still scope to reduce the number of negative experiences, according to the authors of a Dutch survey. They've included details of 10 deeply critical reviews from which lessons can be learned. Read More
Polish team reveals fresh secrets about life and death in Ancient Egypt
May 5, 2021 -- Researchers from the National Museum in Warsaw have used x-ray and CT to show that an Egyptian mummy was not a male scribe and priest, as suspected, but in fact a 25-year-old pregnant woman. Read More
London group strives for simplicity and accessibility in prostate MRI
May 4, 2021 -- How can you standardize prostate MRI protocols across a hospital network? Researchers from University College London have provided some much-needed answers in a new study. Read More
Is a mass exodus imminent for U.K. radiology?
May 4, 2021 -- Fears are growing that large numbers of U.K. doctors will leave the National Health Service over the coming months, but there is no evidence yet that radiology is suffering a mass exodus, the Royal College of Radiologists has reported. Read More
Vogl elaborates on how best to diagnose and treat venous disease
May 4, 2021 -- Venous disease is widespread and common, and it is particularly topical right now, given the potential side effects of COVID-19 vaccines. In a Q&A interview, Prof. Thomas Vogl outlines which venous disorders his team deals with in their daily clinical routine and how they diagnose and treat patients. Read More
Dutch show how AI can lend a hand with wrist fractures
May 3, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to accurately detect scaphoid fractures on radiographs, potentially speeding up diagnosis of these common but troublesome injuries, Dutch researchers have reported. Read More
Hybrid imaging gives fresh hope to squamous cell carcinoma patients
April 30, 2021 -- German researchers have found FDG-PET/CT was superior to MRI and CT alone for detecting metastases in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity. The early dissection of lymph node metastases may increase survival in these patients, they say. Read More