RADIOLOGY NEWS
U.K. releases practical new guidance on spleen imaging
December 21, 2021 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has issued guidelines on incidental radiation of the spleen. The 10-page document is free to download from the RCR website. Read More
Impressions and take-home messages from RSNA 2021
December 20, 2021 -- What did market analysts make of RSNA 2021? Regular columnist Steve Holloway and fellow industry experts share their main reflections and observations from the recent megashow in Chicago, where artificial intelligence (AI) was a dominant theme. Read More
Can low-field MRI revolutionize global access to neuroimaging?
December 20, 2021 -- A prototype low-cost MRI system operating at 0.055 tesla promises to expand access to neuroimaging in low- and middle-income countries, according to research from Hong Kong. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2022 semifinal candidates
December 16, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the fourth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the nominations made by the members of AuntMinnieEurope.com. A new category for radiographers has been introduced this year. Read More
Hybrid imaging can predict survival outcome in melanoma cases
December 16, 2021 -- A new Austrian study has found that PET/CT scans of metastatic melanoma patients who receive immunotherapy drugs can help predict survival outcome. The team from Salzburg published its results on 12 December in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Dual-energy CT proves value in predicting osteoporosis risk
December 15, 2021 -- German researchers have reported at RSNA 2021 that volumetric assessment of bone mineral density on dual-energy CT exams can yield accurate predictions for future risk of osteoporosis-associated fractures. Read More
Deep-learning methods can help diagnose stroke on MRI
December 14, 2021 -- Turkish researchers have developed artificial intelligence algorithms that show considerable clinical promise for the rapid and accurate detection of stroke on MRI scans. Read More
Dutch team advocates elastography for liver fibrosis imaging
December 13, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands reported at RSNA 2021 that point shear-wave elastography is accurate and reliable for measuring liver elasticity in chronic liver disease patients who present with fibrosis. Read More
ESR announces postponement of onsite ECR 2022 to July
December 10, 2021 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced that the full onsite version of ECR 2022 will now take place from 13 to 17 July in Vienna. The plan is to also organize an online ECR from 2 to 6 March, according to ESR President Prof. Dr. Regina Beets-Tan. Read More
CT scans of Tyrannosaurus rex unlock fossil's hidden secrets
December 10, 2021 -- A German team has used dual-energy CT (DECT) to identify bone disease in the fossilized jaw of a Tyrannosaurus rex named Tristan Otto. The work, presented at RSNA 2021, underlines the value of DECT as a noninvasive tool for paleontologists to investigate fossils. Read More