RADIOLOGY NEWS
Bernd Hamm signs up for 2 more years at Charité
January 13, 2023 -- In a surprise development, Prof. Bernd Hamm will remain as chair of radiology and managing director of Charité Centrum 6 in Berlin for at least another two years, according to an announcement on Friday 13 January. Read More
Half of DCIS-treated women don't get ongoing imaging surveillance
January 12, 2023 -- Nearly half of women treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) do not consistently comply with imaging surveillance guidelines in the first five years after treatment, a Dutch study published on 10 January in Radiology suggests. Read More
Wales acts to increase availability of radioisotopes
January 11, 2023 -- In an effort to secure the supply of medical radioisotopes, the Welsh government has announced plans to form a national nuclear medicine laboratory with its own nuclear reactor. Read More
Photon-counting CT boosts wrist imaging quality at lower dose
January 11, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT improves the quality of wrist imaging with a radiation dose reduction of 50% compared to conventional CT, according to a study published in the 1 February issue of the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Workforce issues and the reality distortion field
January 10, 2023 -- The growing crisis facing the U.K. National Health Service can only be overcome with a motivated, engaged, and driven workforce, writes clinical radiologist Dr. Chris Hammond in a new column. We must learn from the Apple experience of the 1980s, he insists. Read More
Dual-energy CT offers low-dose alternative to perfusion CT
January 10, 2023 -- Dual-energy CT performs comparably to high-dose perfusion CT for assessing angiogenesis of lesions resulting from solitary lung nodules, according to a Polish study published on 4 January in Scientific Reports. Read More
PCCT outperforms conventional CT for pulmonary embolism diagnosis
January 9, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) pulmonary angiography imaging outperforms conventional CT for diagnosing pulmonary embolism -- cutting the radiation dose in half, German scientists have reported. Read More
How effective is CT for diagnosing interstitial lung disease?
January 9, 2023 -- There are particular CT findings that correlate with histologic data and identify early interstitial lung abnormalities, but sometimes findings that appear normal on CT are abnormal on histopathology, a Belgian-led research team has found. Read More
German group confirms promise of FAPI-PET for identifying cancer
January 6, 2023 -- Researchers from the University of Duisburg-Essen in North Rhine-Westphalia have reported that gallium-68 fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) PET imaging may improve tumor detection in cancer patients compared with conventional techniques. Read More
Chasing the dragon: CT identifies complications from illicit drugs
January 5, 2023 -- What's the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of serious complications resulting from illicit drug use and addiction? Two Australian radiologists have shared their experiences of working with users of cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines. Read More