Krestin gazes into radiology's future at RSNA 2022 event
November 29, 2022 -- When contemplating the future, we should not look in a rear-view mirror – we need to be open to the changing environment. That was the central message of a visionary lecture given by Dr. Gabriel Krestin, PhD, at an evening reception held in Chicago on 28 November. Read More
Photon-counting CT proves value in reducing abdominal radiation dose
November 29, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT can help minimize radiation dose in abdominal imaging without sacrificing image clarity compared with dual-energy, dual-source CT (DSCT), according to German research presented on 27 November at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Take a road trip to discover true state of radiology, Halliday urges
November 28, 2022 -- Hop on a bus or jump on the train if you really want to find out what's happening in imaging departments, Dr. Kath Halliday, president of the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), told RSNA 2022 attendees at a special session held in Chicago on Monday. Read More
What's the most cost-effective way to diagnose liver metastases?
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - MRI appears to be the most cost-effective modality for diagnosing colorectal cancer liver metastases, according to a German study presented in a 27 November session at RSNA 2022. Read More
German group releases novel data on dark-field chest x-ray
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from the Technical University of Munich unveiled fresh statistics on the use of dark-field x-ray for diagnosing and staging pulmonary emphysema during the opening day of RSNA 2022. Read More
Krakow welcomes ISHRAD to celebrate Poland's rich history
November 25, 2022 -- The early days of PET scanning, along with the role of Nordic pioneers, were popular topics at the annual congress of the International Society for the History of Radiology (ISHRAD) in Krakow, Poland. Read More
Viennese group investigates how prenatal drinking affects fetal brain
November 24, 2022 -- MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking -- even in low or moderate amounts -- has a negative effect on fetal brain development, according to Austrian research to be presented at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. Read More
Postmortem imaging can shine light on suspicious deaths
November 23, 2022 -- How do radiologists perform and report postmortem CT? What problems do they face when scanning a deceased person? What is the psychological toll of postmortem reporting? Forensic experts Dr. Peter Kralt and Dr. Lenetta Boyce provide some answers. Read More
On the front line: Radiologists confront new challenges in Ukraine
November 22, 2022 -- Radiologist Dr. Andrii Makarenkov receives up to 10 frontline casualties every day. We interviewed him and other Ukrainians about the type of injuries they encounter and how their working lives have changed since the Russian invasion. Read More
Can a more rigorous approach to justification reduce patient deaths?
November 22, 2022 -- Important questions remain unanswered after the death of a 43-year-old Australian woman who underwent a wellness scan: Should she have had the CT exam? Should the anaphylactic reaction have been better managed? What does the case tell us about the justification issue? Read More