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Report: Indian radiologist commits suicide after alleged bullying
February 7, 2019 -- A radiologist in India committed suicide due to alleged persistent bullying at the hospital where she worked, according to an article in the Hindustan Times. Several doctors have been arrested in connection with her death, other reports indicate.  Discuss
6 trends to watch at ECR 2019
February 6, 2019 -- With just three weeks to go, the global radiology community is readying itself for ECR 2019 in Vienna, the 25th anniversary of the congress. In keeping with this year's aquatic theme of "the bigger picture," our market columnist Stephen Holloway has selected six of the hottest topics in the broader medical imaging arena today.  Discuss
Screen for pancreatic cancer at same time as breast MRI
February 5, 2019 -- Women carrying the BRCA mutation who undergo regular screening breast MRI also can be screened for pancreatic cancer using a rapid protocol that takes just 10 minutes, according to a study published online on 28 January in European Radiology.  Discuss
French find self-compression works well for mammography
February 5, 2019 -- Self-compression for mammography produces comparable results to radiographer-controlled compression -- and it seems to mitigate the pain some women experience, according to a French study published online on 4 February in JAMA Internal Medicine.  Discuss
FET-PET gives boost to pediatric neuro-oncology
February 4, 2019 -- Danish researchers have found that fluoroethyl-tyrosine (FET)-PET can help confirm the success of surgical procedures performed on children with brain and spinal cord tumors to ensure that no residual tumor is left behind. Their study was published online on 25 January in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  Discuss
FDG-PET/CT or MRI: Which is best for HNSCC recurrence?
February 4, 2019 -- Which modality is the most appropriate choice to diagnose suspected local recurrence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)? Dutch researchers chose FDG-PET/CT over MRI in a study published in the February issue of the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Russian AI detects lung cancer on CT in 20 seconds
February 4, 2019 -- Researchers from Russia have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program called Doctor AI-zimov that is capable of identifying and marking lung nodules -- some as small as 2 mm -- on CT scans in under 20 seconds.  Discuss
Prostatic artery embolization gains clinical momentum
February 1, 2019 -- Prostate artery embolization has emerged as a highly promising interventional radiology procedure for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hypertrophy, Dr. Jamal Al Deen Alkoteesh told Arab Health delegates on the final day of the Total Radiology conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Discuss
Funding for imaging AI companies tops $1.2B
February 1, 2019 -- Investor money continues to surge into start-up companies that are developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for medical imaging. But the nature of those investments is beginning to change as the AI market develops, according to Simon Harris of U.K. market research firm Signify Research.  Discuss
Dual-energy CT enhances segmentation for 3D printing
January 31, 2019 -- Researchers from Germany and the U.S. have created 3D-printed models based on dual-energy CT scans, which improved the efficiency of image segmentation within the 3D printing workflow compared with using conventional CT, according to an article recently published online in 3D Printing in Medicine.  Discuss
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