RADIOLOGY NEWS
Chest CT can help identify incidental and suspicious breast lesions
June 21, 2021 -- Radiologists should keep in mind breast cancer when interpreting chest CT scans acquired in women for other indications, according to researchers from the University Hospital Regensburg in Germany. A thorough examination of the breast on routine chest CT exams is crucial, they say. Read More
German team collects prestigious award for COVID-19 neuro work
June 18, 2021 -- Researchers from Freiburg have won the Image of the Year award at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging meeting for a series of FDG-PET images of COVID-19 patients that shows how the disease causes long-term neurological changes associated with cognitive impairment. Read More
What does it mean to be resilient?
June 17, 2021 -- Medicine is a roller coaster that never stops -- you just have to jump on and jump off, writes interventional radiologist Dr. Chris Hammond. He reflects on his personal journey, the memorable patients, the intense and relentless ride, and the meaning of resilience. Read More
Study: AI helps pinpoint severity of Parkinson's disease
June 16, 2021 -- Researchers from the University of Córdoba in Spain have found that artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis of 3D SPECT exams can help physicians to determine a patient's stage of Parkinson's disease. Read More
Achenbach comments on collapse of Danish star Christian Eriksen
June 15, 2021 -- Not all cases of sudden cardiac death can be prevented by screening, and it's vital to balance the risks and benefits, warned cardiac imaging expert Prof. Dr. Stephan Achenbach after the collapse of 29-year-old football player Christian Eriksen on the second day of the Euros. Read More
Celebrity radiologist Chinna Dua, 61, has died of COVID-19
June 15, 2021 -- Radiologist Dr. Padmavati Dua -- also known as Chinna Dua -- died on 11 June due to COVID-19 complications, the Indian media has reported. She taught herself social media during lockdown, developed a major presence on Instagram, and became famous for her knowledge of traditional sarees and cookery. It's important to keep reinventing yourself, she said in 2020. Read More
Has COVID-19 changed children's imaging forever?
June 14, 2021 -- Toys, distraction aids, and themed decorations in waiting areas are no longer used to calm anxious patients before a scan at Nottingham Children's Hospital, and personal protective equipment has resulted in far fewer smiles, according to a presentation at the UK Imaging & Oncology Congress. Read More
Lung ultrasound can pinpoint congestion in hemodialysis patients
June 11, 2021 -- Scientists from the National Research Council of Italy have found patients with end-stage kidney disease who underwent lung ultrasound showed significantly less frequent episodes of decompensated heart failure and major cardiovascular events. Read More
How to find the winning formula in sports imaging
June 10, 2021 -- What personal qualities and skills does a sports radiologist need? On the eve of the Euros, a leading U.K. specialist gives a masterclass in sports radiology and outlines how best to diagnose injuries in elite athletes. Read More
Simple steps can markedly improve x-ray for spinal surgery
June 9, 2021 -- Novel research has shown that a basic technique providing three-point support for scoliosis patients during slot-scanning digital radiography works well for evaluating them prior to spinal fusion surgery. Investigators illustrated the method on 1 June in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More