RADIOLOGY NEWS
Global radiation issues generate discussion in Vienna
September 30, 2022 -- Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is essential to bridge the substantial worldwide differences in cancer care, delegates agreed at this week's International Atomic Energy Agency's 2022 Scientific Forum in Vienna. Read More
Attention switches to MRI safety and cardiac devices
September 29, 2022 -- MRI safety must involve a multidisciplinary team effort to arrive at good local decisions, according to a leading specialist in the field. Also, he described how the U.K. has looked in-depth at MRI scans on patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Read More
Will there be a winter peak in vaccine-related axillary adenopathy?
September 28, 2022 -- Unilateral axillary adenopathy is a common side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, and more cases will be encountered by radiologists in future booster programs, researchers from a top London facility have reported. Read More
Global ultrasound market faces growing levels of uncertainty
September 28, 2022 -- After a strong recovery for the world ultrasound sector in 2021, global supply chain issues, the conflict in Ukraine, and other geopolitical challenges have added new uncertainty and disruption to the market. Mustafa Hassan offers a region-by-region analysis. Read More
Does everybody expect too much from radiology?
September 27, 2022 -- Many patients -- and even radiologists' clinical colleagues -- have unrealistic expectations of what medical imaging can deliver, said Dr. Giles Maskell in a keynote lecture at the British Institute of Radiology Annual Congress on 23 September. Read More
Photon-counting CT comes of age in heart and lung
September 27, 2022 -- The clinical benefits of photon-counting CT are becoming clear and obvious in both cardiovascular and thoracic imaging, according to a leading developer of this emerging technology. Read More
Sidhu: There's no going back if radiology abandons ultrasound
September 26, 2022 -- Radiologists will lament the day if they lose ultrasound as a valuable diagnostic tool, and there will be no going back afterwards, warned world expert Prof. Paul Sidhu in London on 22 September. Read More
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