RADIOLOGY NEWS
Take a road trip to discover true state of radiology, Halliday urges
November 28, 2022 -- Hop on a bus or jump on the train if you really want to find out what's happening in imaging departments, Dr. Kath Halliday, president of the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), told RSNA 2022 attendees at a special session held in Chicago on Monday. Read More
What's the most cost-effective way to diagnose liver metastases?
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - MRI appears to be the most cost-effective modality for diagnosing colorectal cancer liver metastases, according to a German study presented in a 27 November session at RSNA 2022. Read More
German group releases novel data on dark-field chest x-ray
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from the Technical University of Munich unveiled fresh statistics on the use of dark-field x-ray for diagnosing and staging pulmonary emphysema during the opening day of RSNA 2022. Read More
Krakow welcomes ISHRAD to celebrate Poland's rich history
November 25, 2022 -- The early days of PET scanning, along with the role of Nordic pioneers, were popular topics at the annual congress of the International Society for the History of Radiology (ISHRAD) in Krakow, Poland. Read More
Viennese group investigates how prenatal drinking affects fetal brain
November 24, 2022 -- MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking -- even in low or moderate amounts -- has a negative effect on fetal brain development, according to Austrian research to be presented at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
Postmortem imaging can shine light on suspicious deaths
November 23, 2022 -- How do radiologists perform and report postmortem CT? What problems do they face when scanning a deceased person? What is the psychological toll of postmortem reporting? Forensic experts Dr. Peter Kralt and Dr. Lenetta Boyce provide some answers. Read More
On the front line: Radiologists confront new challenges in Ukraine
November 22, 2022 -- Radiologist Dr. Andrii Makarenkov receives up to 10 frontline casualties every day. We interviewed him and other Ukrainians about the type of injuries they encounter and how their working lives have changed since the Russian invasion. Read More
Can a more rigorous approach to justification reduce patient deaths?
November 22, 2022 -- Important questions remain unanswered after the death of a 43-year-old Australian woman who underwent a wellness scan: Should she have had the CT exam? Should the anaphylactic reaction have been better managed? What does the case tell us about the justification issue? Read More
Dutch team evaluates bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients
November 21, 2022 -- Researchers from Amsterdam UMC have reported that F-18 sodium fluoride PET/CT may be a valuable tool for imaging patients with psoriatic arthritis because it reveals new bone formation missed on clinical evaluation of peripheral joints. Read More
Not all suspected cases of acute aortic syndrome get vital CT exams
November 21, 2022 -- Do all patients with suspected acute aortic syndrome receive CT aortography for diagnosis of the condition? Perhaps not, according to a team of New Zealand investigators. Read More