RADIOLOGY NEWS
Danes show value of breast ultrasound in margin assessment
January 10, 2022 -- Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark have reported that breast ultrasound has the highest pooled sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve for margin assessment compared to radiography, digital breast tomosynthesis, and micro-CT. Read More
What's happening in the worldwide digital x-ray market?
January 7, 2022 -- The fixed digital radiography (DR) market looks set to rebound, as budgets and investment return to fixed radiography rooms, and spending on high-end DR devices is also poised to rise again. Analyst Graham Cooke assesses the latest market trends across the globe. Read More
Radiographer exposed child to '50 times more radiation' in x-ray exam
January 6, 2022 -- A radiographer administered 50 times more radiation than was required during an x-ray of a child, and she also took an x-ray of the wrong ankle of an adult patient, a U.K. disciplinary panel has heard. Read More
Viennese team highlights brain changes in multiple sclerosis
January 6, 2022 -- Austrian scientists have used 7-tesla proton MR spectroscopy to identify changes in the brains of patients with multiple sclerosis. Their findings could translate to earlier diagnosis and treatment. Read More
CT illuminates ancient Egyptian mummy of Amenhotep I
January 5, 2022 -- Imaging has revealed detailed information about Amenhotep I, a 3,500-year-old wrapped mummy. The Egyptian study involved a noninvasive virtual "unwrapping" of the mummy layer by layer, and has provided new data about the pharaoh's appearance and age at time of death. Read More
Changes lie ahead in 2022 for European Diploma in Radiology
January 4, 2022 -- The European Board of Radiology is relishing the prospect of meeting the profession's training needs in 2022 with an even better European Diploma in Radiology, writes Prof. Dr. Laura Oleaga, PhD. Read More
PET with blood test can assist in Alzheimer's clinical trials
January 3, 2022 -- An international group led by Swedish researchers has found that PET imaging combined with a new blood test for Alzheimer's disease may be the best approach to identify people to participate in clinical drug trials. Read More
Novel study evaluates ultrasound's impact on length of hospital stay
December 23, 2021 -- Australian researchers have found that performing focused ultrasound on cardiopulmonary patients just admitted to hospital may not decrease their length of stay compared to standard treatment. Read More
Field strength comes to the fore in top 10 articles for 2021
December 22, 2021 -- Magnetic field strength in MRI shot to prominence again in 2021. In AuntMinnieEurope.com's top 10 list published on 22 December, field strength features in three of the four most popular stories, based on reader page views. Read More
Errors: Why radiology can often seem a very risky business
December 21, 2021 -- When did you last make a mistake at work? Have you missed a cancer on a chest radiograph, caused bleeding with a biopsy needle, or forgotten to add an alert to a time-sensitive finding? In his latest column, Dr. Chris Hammond focuses on errors. Read More