Parizel: We must learn lessons from the great contrast media shortage
May 29, 2023 -- A year on from the CT contrast media supply problems that caused severe disruption to medical imaging in many parts of the world, ESR Past President Prof. Paul Parizel, PhD, and his colleagues have presented the findings of their investigation into the crisis. Read More
Delayed SPECT improves prostate cancer detection
May 29, 2023 -- Delaying SPECT/CT imaging by 15 hours after radiotracer injection can enable the identification of more tumors in patients with relapsed prostate cancer, according to a study published on 25 May in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
What's the impact of dense breasts and tumor appearance on prognosis?
May 26, 2023 -- High breast density does not have a significant impact on breast cancer survival once the cancer is established, authors from Lund University in Sweden reported on 23 May in the Breast. Read More
What can be done to predict relapse in prostate cancer cases?
May 25, 2023 -- A nomogram can help to predict relapse in patients with prostate cancer who undergo prostate specific membrane antigen PET-guided radiotherapy after prostatectomy, according to a novel study from the University of Freiburg in Germany. Read More
German group finds wide variations in radiation exposure
May 24, 2023 -- Radiation exposure is generally low among interventional radiologists who perform stroke treatments, yet shows a wide range, underscoring that further work is needed to keep doses as low as possible, a team from Heidelberg University Hospital has reported. Read More
Drunk in charge of a golf buggy: MSK radiologist avoids jail
May 23, 2023 -- Musculoskeletal (MSK) radiologist Dr. Tom Entwisle has dodged a jail sentence after driving a golf buggy through the central business district of Adelaide while under the influence of alcohol, according to reports in the Australian media. Read More
Teaching guru gives 10 top tips for younger radiologists
May 23, 2023 -- Build strong relationships with clinical colleagues, never compromise on standards, and keep a list of colleagues who will listen and offer sound advice. Those are among the tips from training expert Dr. John Curtis. Read More
CEM on par with breast MRI in lobular breast cancer staging
May 22, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be a viable alternative to breast MRI for preoperative staging of invasive lobular carcinoma, suggests a Dutch study led by Dr. Marc Lobbes, PhD, from Maastricht University. Read More
World record achieved in Nepal for x-ray at highest altitude
May 22, 2023 -- Researchers have earned a new world record by conducting a chest x-ray exam of a patient on Mt. Everest in Nepal at a height of 5,364 meters. The team's leader, Mike Cairnie, has been dubbed "the Indiana Jones of radiology". Read More
Attention focuses on optimum use of CT to evaluate myosteatosis
May 19, 2023 -- How can CT be used to help assess asymptomatic patients' muscle fat accumulation and reduce the risk of adverse cardiovascular events? To find out, we spoke with Dr. Maxime Nachit of the Université Catholique de Louvain in Brussels. Read More
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