What's tomosynthesis' screening role in women with breast implants?
September 13, 2023 -- The use of a low-dose tomosynthesis protocol for screening women with breast implants allows a significant reduction in radiation exposure while maintaining adequate image quality and maximizing the diagnostic performance, Italian researchers have found. Read More
How to harness AI's power for breast cancer risk assessment
September 12, 2023 -- AI is emerging as a promising approach not only to detect breast cancer earlier but also to assess the risk of future breast cancer. Recent evidence from Denmark has shown the vast potential of combining AI systems for short- and long-term breast cancer risk assessment, according to Dr. Filippo Pesapane. Read More
Breast AI comparable to radiologist double reading
September 12, 2023 -- AI alone and AI with one radiologist are on par with radiologist double reading in breast imaging, suggest Swedish findings published on 8 September in The Lancet Digital Health. Read More
Healthcare staff require more support with care of suicidal patients
September 12, 2023 -- Health professionals are having difficulty communicating with and caring for patients who present for diagnostic imaging following suicide attempts, Irish researchers have reported. Read More
AI compares well with breast radiologists for reading test cases
September 11, 2023 -- AI showed broadly similar performance levels when compared to breast radiologists for evaluating cases from enriched test sets in a study led by a research group at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. Read More
How will Germany's health reforms affect radiology?
September 8, 2023 -- Interventional radiology must receive far greater consideration in Germany's new hospital reforms, according to a Q&A interview with Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessling, head of the German Roentgen Society's (DRG's) working group on the reforms. Read More
PET reveals link between heart health and brain metabolism
September 8, 2023 -- A PET study suggests that maintaining cardiovascular health during midlife can help reduce the risk of neurodegenerative disease later in life. That's the key finding of investigators from the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research in Madrid. Read More
Imaging research gets boost from U.K. rejoining Horizon Europe
September 7, 2023 -- Medical imaging and AI research received a substantial boost on 7 September, when the European Commission and the U.K. reached an agreement on the U.K.'s participation in Horizon Europe, the European Union's research and innovation program. Senior radiologists have already welcomed the news. Read More
CT helps assess stroke risk after left atrial appendage occlusion
September 7, 2023 -- CT can assist in identifying patients who are likely to suffer an ischemic stroke after undergoing left atrial appendage occlusion, French researchers have reported in an article published on 5 September in Radiology. Read More
Imaging sheds light on diverse range of tricky sporting injuries
September 6, 2023 -- The input and knowledge of radiologists is proving invaluable in diagnosing pelvic and upper thigh problems in football players. Imaging is also contributing extensively to the management of weightlifting and bodybuilding injuries. Read More