RADIOLOGY NEWS
Inquest looks into fatal delay over failure to act on CT scan
May 10, 2022 -- A U.K. investigation into why the radiology report of a patient who eventually died lay unseen by an oncologist for six days has found that there was a failure of the system to ensure unexpected findings are seen immediately by clinicians, national and local media outlets have reported. Read More
Diffusion-weighted MRI shows promise in breast imaging
May 10, 2022 -- Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) derived from MRI can help reduce unnecessary biopsies in breast cancer screening, according to presentations given on 9 May at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Katja Pinker-Domenig on breast MRI
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - How do they use breast MRI at the world-famous Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York? What impact has the pandemic had on screening for breast cancer? Leading researcher Dr. Katja Pinker-Domenig, PhD, provides some answers in a video interview. Read More
Don't modify the quench button: MRI safety grabs attention at ISMRM 2022
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - Take great care when it comes to the quench button, a specialist on MRI safety standards warned at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Also, stay vigilant about thermal burns, attendees were told. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Fernando Calamante on Ukraine and Russia
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) was one of the first scientific societies to issue a statement on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In a video interview, its president, Fernando Calamante, PhD, reflects on this statement and the current situation. Read More
Radiologists can help achieve better pediatric care with MRI
May 9, 2022 -- Personalized care is great for individual patients going through MRI scans, but it's not so simple for pediatric patients, according to a presentation given on 8 May at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
How exactly does AI promise to transform clinical practice in MRI?
May 8, 2022 -- LONDON - Imaging scientists have only just begun to scratch the surface of what artificial intelligence (AI) can do to benefit patients and professional practice, particularly in terms of contrast agent usage, delegates at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) learned during a special session on Saturday. Read More
Economic factors limit clinical adoption of 7T MRI systems
May 7, 2022 -- LONDON - The cost of 7-tesla MRI systems is the main deterrent to the more widespread clinical adoption of the scanners in hospitals, not technical challenges, Thoralf Niendorf, PhD, from Berlin told delegates at ISMRM 2022. Read More
Personal approach enables MRI in autistic patients
May 7, 2022 -- Successful MRI exams in autistic patients require effective communication, training, and adjustments to the scanning environment, according to a 7 May session at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
Dutch team links CT-detected emphysema to high cancer risk
May 6, 2022 -- Researchers from Groningen in the Netherlands have found that emphysema discovered on chest CT is associated with higher lung cancer risk -- especially if the emphysema is severe. They published their findings on 3 May in Radiology. Read More