RADIOLOGY NEWS
MRI safety survey finds two-thirds of incidents go unreported
July 28, 2021 -- A new study from Sweden has shown that MRI-related incidents tend to be greatly underreported. The authors warn that some unreported incidents may have catastrophic outcomes, and a major educational effort is urgently required. Read More
Radiology swings into action at Tokyo Olympics
July 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging is already playing a valuable clinical role in the Tokyo Olympics, and both MRI and ultrasound look set to be essential diagnostic tools right up to the closing ceremony on 8 August. Read More
Imaging highlights brain changes in professional rugby players
July 27, 2021 -- Advanced MRI shows that many active elite rugby players experience changes in brain white matter due to their participation in the sport, a new study from Imperial College London has found. Read More
Can mammography surveillance help in young breast cancer patients?
July 26, 2021 -- Does yearly mammographic surveillance put a large number of young breast cancer patients at further risk -- and could there be a targeted approach to the follow-up of these women? That was the idea raised in a talk at the recent UK Imaging & Oncology Congress. Read More
Nikolaou urges development of 'welcoming culture' in radiology
July 26, 2021 -- Radiology must continue its efforts to develop and expand a "welcoming culture" that boosts loyalty and satisfaction among staff, according to Prof. Dr. Konstantin Nikolaou of the University Hospital Tübingen in Germany. Read More
U.K. group tests PET tracer for Alzheimer's disease
July 23, 2021 -- A research group from Imperial College London in the U.K. used a new choline-11-based PET radiotracer to identify brain activity that could be linked to the formation of plaque in people with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Read More
International guidelines promise to transform imaging of MS
July 22, 2021 -- Why is new advice on imaging of multiple sclerosis (MS) so important in everyday clinical practice, and how do patients benefit from it? Prof. Dr. Mike P. Wattjes from Hannover discusses the new guidance in a Q&A interview. Read More
Swiss team finds Vulcan salute detects painful foot neuroma
July 21, 2021 -- Researchers from Zurich have reported that Mr. Spock's Vulcan salute on x-ray can help diagnose Morton's neuroma. They published their findings on 14 July in Skeletal Radiology. Read More
Keeping aware of renal complications can help save lives
July 20, 2021 -- Prompt recognition of the complications from renal interventions is vital -- particularly given the potential threat to life -- and building up a greater understanding of early and delayed complications can allow radiologists to direct the management of patients, new research has found. Read More
European Diploma in Radiology adapts to life under COVID-19
July 20, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has represented a major challenge for organizers of training programs and board examinations, but everyone at the European Board of Radiology has worked tirelessly to identify solutions that minimize the impact on the European Diploma in Radiology, writes Prof. Dr. Laura Oleaga, PhD. Read More