RADIOLOGY NEWS
Zurich group shares latest experiences of photon-counting CT
January 31, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT reduces the amount of contrast needed for coronary CT angiography by 25% -- without impacting image quality. That's the main finding of a Swiss study published on 26 January in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
Russia breaks ground on nuclear isotope plant
January 30, 2023 -- Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom has begun construction of a $129 million nuclear research reactor for medical isotope production in Obninsk, a city in the country's Kaluga region, according to Russian media outlets. Read More
French team releases findings on diagnosing endometriosis
January 30, 2023 -- The combination of physical examination, transvaginal ultrasound, and pelvic MRI is the best way to diagnose deep infiltrating endometriosis in certain locations, a research team from Paris has reported. Read More
Bone x-ray scans predict fracture risk in psoriatic arthritis cases
January 27, 2023 -- Bone mineral density x-ray exams should be performed regularly in patients with psoriatic arthritis as they face a higher risk of falls and fractures, Hungarian researchers have found. Read More
PET proves effective for guiding treatment of brain cancer
January 26, 2023 -- PET imaging can help guide treatment decisions in children with brain tumors when cranial MRI exams fail to provide clinicians with enough information, according to a German research group. Read More
Survey: Radiology trainees support greater involvement with AI
January 25, 2023 -- Many radiology trainees have a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards working on projects, activities, and teaching related to artificial intelligence (AI), new analysis from the U.K. has found. Read More
Europe launches radiology AI initiative for cancer imaging
January 25, 2023 -- The European Commission has launched the European Federation for Cancer Images, a four-year scheme that aims to enhance the use of imaging and artificial intelligence (AI) for precision medicine in cancer patients. Read More
CT unlocks secrets of golden boy mummy
January 24, 2023 -- Scientists have "digitally unwrapped" a 2,300-year-old mummy known as golden boy. He was bedecked with 49 amulets intended to protect him as he journeyed into the afterlife, according to a report published on 24 January in Frontiers in Medicine. Read More
Dutch team issues positive AI results for dense breasts
January 23, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) system that combines mammography and ultrasound data is comparable to radiologists for detecting cancer in women with dense breasts, a group from the Netherlands Cancer Institute has found. Read More
Where do we stand now with handheld ultrasound scanners?
January 23, 2023 -- Handheld ultrasound has not yet reached mainstream adoption, but the technology is evolving fast and the worldwide market for systems continues to grow steadily, a report from Signify Research has found. Read More