RADIOLOGY NEWS
Tribunal suspends radiologist for 'sexually motivated' breast exam
February 6, 2023 -- A U.K. tribunal has recommended a one-month suspension for a musculoskeletal radiologist who performed a "sexually motivated" ultrasound exam on a pregnant patient's breasts and then sent her a friend request on social media. Read More
PET/MRI proves effective for lymphoma management
February 6, 2023 -- PET/MRI is becoming an increasingly viable and practical alternative to PET/CT in the routine management of lymphoma patients, a group of Australian investigators have found. Read More
Radiation exposure among imaging staff lower than recommended limits
February 3, 2023 -- Occupational exposure to radiation among radiologists and radiographers is about 90% below annual dosage limits. That's the key finding of a report published by authors in the Middle East. Read More
German clinicians detect rare tumor in COVID-19 patient
February 2, 2023 -- A medical team from Duisburg, Germany, has reported finding a rare tenosynovial giant cell tumor in a COVID-19 patient's thigh using gallium-68 fibroblast activation protein inhibitor PET imaging. Read More
MRI receives boost for white-matter lesion detection in MS
February 1, 2023 -- Automated clinical decision support integrated into the radiological routine flow can assist in the diagnosis and follow-up of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, a multicenter Swiss study has found. Read More
Brady reveals passion for cycling and how it helps avoid burnout
January 31, 2023 -- What does the European Society of Radiology President do to unwind? Get on a bike and keep pedalling, whatever the weather. That's the philosophy of Prof. Adrian Brady. We present the first of three interviews with the man in charge of ECR 2023. Read More
Zurich group shares latest experiences of photon-counting CT
January 31, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT reduces the amount of contrast needed for coronary CT angiography by 25% -- without impacting image quality. That's the main finding of a Swiss study published on 26 January in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
Russia breaks ground on nuclear isotope plant
January 30, 2023 -- Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom has begun construction of a $129 million nuclear research reactor for medical isotope production in Obninsk, a city in the country's Kaluga region, according to Russian media outlets. Read More
French team releases findings on diagnosing endometriosis
January 30, 2023 -- The combination of physical examination, transvaginal ultrasound, and pelvic MRI is the best way to diagnose deep infiltrating endometriosis in certain locations, a research team from Paris has reported. Read More
Bone x-ray scans predict fracture risk in psoriatic arthritis cases
January 27, 2023 -- Bone mineral density x-ray exams should be performed regularly in patients with psoriatic arthritis as they face a higher risk of falls and fractures, Hungarian researchers have found. Read More