4D ultrasound reveals how fetuses respond to taste and smell
September 23, 2022 -- Four-dimensional ultrasound scans from a study conducted in North-East England have provided compelling evidence that fetuses react to smell and taste. Midwives plan to use the results to educate women on the need to eat healthily during pregnancy. Read More
Low-field MRI proves value in monitoring COVID-19 lung damage
September 22, 2022 -- Low-field MRI offers an alternative to CT for tracking persistent lung damage in children who have recovered from COVID-19 or have long COVID, German researchers have reported. They published their findings on 19 September in Radiology. Read More
Spanish group shows how CT casts light on pelvic hemorrhage
September 21, 2022 -- CT is the best tool for identifying pelvic fractures and active hemorrhage, and rapid detection, localization, and characterization of a vascular injury on CT helps to stratify the treatment of patients and guide interventional radiologists to perform targeted arteriography, according to prizewinning research from Madrid. Read More
Survey: Burnout makes patient safety incidents twice as likely
September 21, 2022 -- Burnout makes patient safety incidents twice as likely to occur, and clinicians experiencing burnout are four times more likely to be dissatisfied with their jobs. Those are two of the key findings from a new U.K. analysis. Read More
What's new in Paris? Interview with JFR 2022 president
September 20, 2022 -- For the first time, the upcoming Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) in Paris will feature a verbal contest between six societies. Congress President Prof. François Cotton speaks about this and other innovations at JFR 2022 and discusses his own career and background. Read More
French team seeks to drive down FDG dose in PET/MRI
September 19, 2022 -- Researchers from Sorbonne University in Paris are convinced that radiation doses in PET/MRI exams can be reduced significantly without compromising image quality in patients with neurological disorders. Read More
AI can assist novice users for ultrasound-guided anesthesia
September 19, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) helps improve accuracy by up to 15% for less experienced ultrasound users when it comes to guiding regional anesthesia, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Oxford, U.K. Read More
Imaging demonstrates how HIV scores 'direct hit' to heart muscle
September 16, 2022 -- The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have an impact on the heart not only via the development of coronary artery disease but also by a "direct hit to the heart muscle," a team of researchers from a top London facility has found. Read More
Spotlight falls on cancer detection rates in prostate MRI
September 15, 2022 -- Dynamic contrast enhancement can help identify clinically significant cancers in prostate multiparametric MRI at 1.5 tesla, but the effect is smaller at 3 tesla and there is a higher risk of overdiagnosis due to detection of additional low-risk cancers, German researchers have reported. Read More
Radiographers can add value in double reading of mammography
September 15, 2022 -- In countries with workforce constraints, could radiographers help with double reading of mammograms? Researchers from Nottingham, U.K., believe they can, and say their results support the use of physician extenders for breast screening. Read More