Promising MRI technique prepares to enter the clinical arena
June 7, 2023 -- Zero echo-time is shining light on a wide range of developmental, traumatic, inflammatory, rheumatological, and oncological conditions and can open the door for more MRI-based musculoskeletal studies and morphometric analyses, researchers from a leading U.K. hospital have reported. Read More
Portable MRI revs into duty at Spain's Moto Grand Prix
June 7, 2023 -- TORONTO - Portable MRI is proving to be a valuable tool at major sporting events -- including the Motorcycle Grand Prix World Championship held in Valencia in November 2022, according to a presentation at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Minerva Becker wins election vote for ESR presidency
June 6, 2023 -- Prof. Minerva Becker from Geneva, Switzerland, has won the keenly contested ballot to become president of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in 2025. Other election winners were Prof. Marie-Pierre Revel, Maija Radzina, M.D., Prof. Emanuele Neri, and Nuria Bargalló, M.D. Read More
MRI detects brain changes in past cannabis users
June 6, 2023 -- Heavy cannabis use in adolescence to early adulthood is associated with volumetric differences in subregions of the hippocampus and amygdala, researchers from New Zealand have reported at ISMRM 2023 in Toronto. Read More
Four strategies to help reduce reporting errors in radiology
June 6, 2023 -- What actions and measures can help to increase accuracy? European Society of Radiology President Prof. Adrian Brady describes a series of simple strategies and approaches designed to minimize reporting errors. Read More
Baessler: Interest grows in MR radiomics, but it needs direction
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Radiomics has come a long way, but standardization and better-quality studies are vital before it becomes a true staple, Prof. Bettina Baessler from Würzburg in Germany said in a keynote talk on 3 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Italian team investigates how to cut MRI contrast residuals in wastewater
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Can the amount of MRI and CT contrast residuals found in hospital wastewater be reduced? Yes, according to research from Milan presented on 2 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More
AI model can provide boost for breast ultrasound interpretation
June 2, 2023 -- A new study has found that an artificial intelligence algorithm can extract the morphological features from early breast lesions, conduct effective and objective image analysis, and help improve patient outcome. Read More
Spotlight falls again on safety of CT contrast agents
June 1, 2023 -- The disturbing case of an 80-year-old woman who developed compartment syndrome of the hand following a CT scan has focused attention on the range of adverse events that can result from the use of contrast agents in clinical practice. Read More
Radiography and medical students benefit from VR training
May 31, 2023 -- Most radiography and medical students appreciate the value of virtual reality (VR) simulation-based training to learn about radiation protection in the interventional radiology suite, an Irish research group reported on 25 May in Radiography. Read More