U.K./Dutch team finds evidence gap in automated MRI analysis of dementia
October 13, 2021 -- Investigators from leading facilities in London and the Netherlands have identified a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many available automated volumetric MRI reporting applications in the diagnosis of dementia. Read More
Is gender a serious problem in interventional radiology?
October 12, 2021 -- Gender is not an obstacle to pursuing a career in interventional radiology (IR), but men and women perceive different hurdles to IR practice, according to a survey presented on 9 October at the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie. Read More
Beets-Tan pinpoints future directions in cancer imaging
October 12, 2021 -- Where are we going in cancer imaging? Prof. Dr. Regina Beets-Tan, president of ECR 2022, addressed this question in a plenary lecture on 7 October at the 2021 European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology virtual meeting. Read More
Vive le rap! Radiology bursts into song to promote intervention
October 11, 2021 -- France's national radiology congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) 2021, was the setting for the launch of a humorous and professionally produced rap music video about embolization on the event organizers' YouTube channel on 9 October. Read More
From x-rays to x-files: Attention focuses on mummies at JFR 2021
October 11, 2021 -- The work of the interdisciplinary German Mummy Project team came under scrutiny at the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) 2021. Researchers presented five examples of how imaging can shine a light on the lives of ancient mummies. Read More
CT plays essential role in penetrating abdominopelvic trauma
October 8, 2021 -- CT can make a valuable contribution to the management of patients who experience penetrating abdominopelvic trauma, delegates learned on the opening day of the French national congress, Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) 2021. Read More
Dutch group reveals progress on peripheral lung nodules
October 8, 2021 -- In a study of over 200 patients, investigators from Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands have reported that bronchoscopy guided by conebeam CT and "augmented" fluoroscopy can yield 90% accuracy in biopsying peripheral lung lesions. Read More
Canon withdraws from in-person exhibition at RSNA 2021
October 7, 2021 -- Canon Medical has revealed it will not attend the in-person versions of the upcoming RSNA and American Society for Radiation Oncology congresses. Instead the vendor will focus on exhibiting virtually at these meetings. Read More
Dutch team uses AI to enhance value of MRI in dense breasts
October 7, 2021 -- Researchers from Utrecht in the Netherlands have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that dismissed nearly 40% of breast MRI scans without lesions while not missing any cancers in women with dense breasts. It offers hope as a triage tool, they say. Read More
Germany puts renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary AI research
October 6, 2021 -- Radiology's future success depends on its ability to collaborate with other disciplines and perform high-quality artificial intelligence (AI) research, says Prof. Dr. Ulrike Attenberger. In a Q&A interview, she elaborates on Germany's strategy and approach. Read More