Teaching guru gives 10 top tips for younger radiologists
May 23, 2023 -- Build strong relationships with clinical colleagues, never compromise on standards, and keep a list of colleagues who will listen and offer sound advice. Those are among the tips from training expert Dr. John Curtis. Read More
CEM on par with breast MRI in lobular breast cancer staging
May 22, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be a viable alternative to breast MRI for preoperative staging of invasive lobular carcinoma, suggests a Dutch study led by Dr. Marc Lobbes, PhD, from Maastricht University. Read More
World record achieved in Nepal for x-ray at highest altitude
May 22, 2023 -- Researchers have earned a new world record by conducting a chest x-ray exam of a patient on Mt. Everest in Nepal at a height of 5,364 meters. The team's leader, Mike Cairnie, has been dubbed "the Indiana Jones of radiology". Read More
Attention focuses on optimum use of CT to evaluate myosteatosis
May 19, 2023 -- How can CT be used to help assess asymptomatic patients' muscle fat accumulation and reduce the risk of adverse cardiovascular events? To find out, we spoke with Dr. Maxime Nachit of the Université Catholique de Louvain in Brussels. Read More
Germany's dream team turns on the style in Wiesbaden
May 18, 2023 -- Radiologists in Germany are in upbeat mood after an overwhelmingly positive first day at the 104th German Congress of Radiology, RöKo 2023. The meeting is being held in Wiesbaden from 17 to 19 May under the presidency of breast imaging pioneer Prof. Christiane Kuhl. Read More
The rocky road to implementing CT lung cancer screening
May 18, 2023 -- What are the major hurdles facing the organizers of large-scale CT lung cancer screening programs? And what are the future market trends in this area? Analyst Matthew Watson provides some answers in a new column. Read More
O-RADS MRI assists in evaluation of adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 17, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a group of authors led by Prof. Isabelle Thomassin-Nagara from Paris. Read More
Debatin puts renewed emphasis on quality in radiology AI
May 16, 2023 -- One of Europe's best-known and most influential radiologists, Prof. Jörg Debatin, is convinced that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can only work if certain quality criteria are met in the datasets to be diagnosed. The issue of quality and description of data will play a key role in the future, he says. Read More
Deep learning plus micro-CT effective for tracking lung disease
May 16, 2023 -- Combining deep learning with micro-CT is showing promise for not only tracking the progression of lung disease but also evaluating the effectiveness of treatment, Italian researchers have reported. Read More
Could learning curve lead to false-positive findings on DBT?
May 15, 2023 -- A Swedish study of nearly 15,000 women has found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) had a 1.6% false-positive recall rate -- higher than digital mammography, but lower than previous DBT trials. The new findings have been published in European Radiology. Read More