Should breast radiologists undergo self-assessment test?
September 13, 2021 -- A national breast cancer screening self-evaluation test implemented in Italy is showing signs of success, and the developers are convinced readers should undergo such a test. However, some experts warn the Italian initiative needs to be improved. Read More
Italian team evaluates ultrasound scoring index in COVID diagnosis
September 13, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Ferrara in Italy have found that their lung ultrasound severity index can distinguish between patients who have COVID-19 and those who don't. It also helps to identify those who will experience in-hospital mortality. Read More
Experts give top tips on how to succeed in breast imaging
September 9, 2021 -- What personal qualities do you need to achieve success in breast imaging? How should you approach artificial intelligence? How can you conduct better research? What can be said about the future? Radiologists from across Europe share their advice. Read More
Novel analysis highlights shortcomings of breast AI
September 8, 2021 -- U.K. researchers have found that evidence is insufficient on the accuracy or clinical effect of introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to examine mammograms on the screening pathway. They published their findings on 1 September in the BMJ. Read More
Building bridges in radiology will be central theme for ECR 2022
September 8, 2021 -- Registration is now open for ECR 2022, which will take place between 2 and 6 March and feature an extensive range of both online and onsite activities. The main theme will be "Building Bridges" -- reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to radiology, according to the European Society of Radiology. Read More
Making the switch from radiologist to Olympic sports physician
September 7, 2021 -- Dr. Michiko Dohi is a leading sports physician in Japan. After playing a prominent role at the Tokyo Olympics, she reflects on her career. She reveals how she moved from clinical radiology into elite sports medicine and how French MRI pioneer Prof. Denis Le Bihan inspired her. Read More
AI detects cancer on mammography but is inferior to double reading
September 7, 2021 -- Investigators from Lund University in Sweden have found artificial intelligence (AI) software can detect cancers on digital mammography that had originally been found on digital breast tomosynthesis, but AI falls short of double reading by radiologists. Read More
What are the 4 greatest challenges facing radiology right now?
September 6, 2021 -- Visibility and making patients and decision-makers -- particularly politicians -- understand the importance of having strong radiology departments is the main challenge facing the profession, says the senior radiologist Dr. Raman Uberoi from Oxford, U.K. Read More
Socioeconomic factors influence take-up of breast cancer screening
September 3, 2021 -- Women are more likely to get breast screening if they have better education, speak English in the home, or own a car, while screening rates tend to drop if women live farther away from the screening location, Australian researchers have found. Read More
New research puts focus on coronary microvascular disease in long COVID
September 2, 2021 -- A German-led study has identified a significantly reduced microvascular perfusion post COVID-19 compared with healthy controls, irrespective of symptoms and disease severity. The findings were presented at the recent European Society of Cardiology annual congress. Read More