RADIOLOGY NEWS
Can you name 10 commandments for imaging the elderly?
August 23, 2022 -- Incidental findings are the enemy, doing more does not always mean doing better, keep it simple, and don't be too afraid about renal failure with iodine: These are among the 10 golden rules of geriatric imaging written by an experienced German radiologist. Read More
German study shows dark-field chest x-ray differentiates lung disease
August 23, 2022 -- Investigators from Munich have concluded that their prototype dark-field chest x-ray system can help to distinguish between emphysema and fibrosis. They published a case report on 18 August in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
Early MRI examinations can bring benefits for Olympic athletes
August 22, 2022 -- Conducting MRI in top athletes before they even arrive at the competition site can identify bone stress injuries and help clinicians better treat patients during an event, doctors involved in the imaging of the Tokyo Olympics have reported. Read More
Global demand recovers for fixed DR and fluoroscopy units
August 22, 2022 -- The fixed digital radiography (DR) rooms and fluoroscopy x-ray markets have rebounded from the difficulties experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data from industry analysts at Signify Research. Read More
German study provides insight on neuroendocrine tumors
August 19, 2022 -- Body composition analysis of routine PET/CT staging exams can be used to opportunistically monitor patients with neuroendocrine tumors of a gastroenteropancreatic origin, researchers from University Hospital Essen have reported. Read More
Van Gogh discovery focuses attention on radiography of art
August 18, 2022 -- X-ray has unearthed an unknown self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh. The painting was found on the back of an earlier work and was hidden by layers of glue and cardboard. History columnist Dr. Adrian Thomas tells the story and looks at the use of radiography in this area. Read More
ClariCT.AI creates high-quality CT images from low-dose protocols
August 18, 2022 -- What if you could turn images acquired with older CT scanners or low-dose protocols into high-quality images indistinguishable from those acquired with a premium scanner? That's exactly what ClariPi has designed its ClariCT.AI software to do. Read More
4 key clinical areas emerge for optimum use of PET/MRI
August 17, 2022 -- The question today isn't why PET/MRI hybrid scanners should be used over PET/CT but how they can be best put to use. This is the view of a top German specialist in hybrid imaging, who points to four major applications in which PET/MRI is proving to be a game changer. Read More
Europe puts renewed emphasis on patient communication
August 16, 2022 -- Patient communication in radiology departments is critical to the delivery of value-based care, and radiologists must adapt to the available technologies and the changing needs of patients and their desire for more engagement, leading European experts have asserted. Read More
Do referring clinicians consider radiation risk when ordering CT?
August 16, 2022 -- More referring clinicians than anticipated take radiation risk into account when they order CT scans for their patients, it seems. That's a key finding of a new global survey led by the highly respected Madan Rehani, PhD. Read More