RADIOLOGY NEWS
Shutdown of Dutch reactor poses threat to isotope supplies
January 28, 2022 -- Europe's nuclear medicine agency has warned that the closure of a nuclear reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, will have a serious impact on global supplies of molybdenum-99 and lutetium-177 for medical use in the weeks ahead. Read More
Hricak: Radiology has key role to play in precision oncology
January 27, 2022 -- Molecular imaging will prove essential for developing the field of precision oncology over the coming years by advancing integrative diagnostics, said world expert Dr. Hedvig Hricak in a keynote lecture at Arab Health in Dubai on 25 January. Read More
Row erupts in France over sale of Bataclan survivor's x-ray
January 27, 2022 -- A senior orthopedic surgeon faces legal action and a possible disciplinary charge after attempting to sell an x-ray of a concertgoer who was shot during the 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan music venue in Paris, according to media reports. Read More
What impact do virtual congresses have on Twitter use?
January 26, 2022 -- German researchers have identified that a significant plunge in Twitter activity tends to occur during virtual meetings. They looked closely at how RSNA attendees have used Twitter at past conferences. Read More
Hail Cesar! Meet Spain's oldest radiology educator
January 25, 2022 -- Dr. Cesar Pedrosa turns 90 next month, but he still sets an enviable pace. He gives a formal lecture on chest radiology every Wednesday to trainees at San Carlos Hospital in Madrid, where he has an office and is an emeritus professor, and he often walks there to pick up cases. "Shower, shave, dress -- then go" is his philosophy. Read More
Niessen puts emphasis on need for trust and collaboration in AI
January 25, 2022 -- Making radiology artificial intelligence (AI) more trustworthy will be essential for the successful clinical implementation of the technology in 2022, according to Dutch informatics expert Prof. Wiro Niessen. Read More
RadNet broadens AI focus with acquisitions of Aidence, Quantib
January 24, 2022 -- U.S. imaging services provider RadNet has acquired Dutch artificial intelligence (AI) software developers Aidence and Quantib in deals that the company hopes will enable wide-scale screening programs for lung and prostate cancer. Read More
Which is best for COVID-19 diagnosis: POCUS or chest x-ray?
January 24, 2022 -- Italian scientists have reported that point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for lung imaging is of comparable clinical effectiveness to chest x-ray when it comes to diagnosing cases of COVID-19. Read More
Meet the 18 finalists for the EuroMinnies 2022 awards
January 20, 2022 -- The fourth edition of the EuroMinnies, AuntMinnieEurope.com's annual awards scheme, is entering its final phase, and today we can reveal the full list of finalists. In the four "people awards," the eight finalists come from eight different European nations. Find out who made the cut. Read More
MRI makes sustained clinical progress in female urethra
January 20, 2022 -- MRI can supply vital information about the anatomy and pathology of the female urethra, and it can guide clinical management and provide a road map for surgical procedures, according to new analysis by European genitourinary radiologists. Read More