RADIOLOGY NEWS
German study highlights promise of radiotracer for prostate imaging
April 2, 2021 -- Investigators from the Technical University of Munich have found that an experimental radiotracer is effective when used with PET/CT for detecting biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and may change patient management. Read More
7 radiology cartoons designed to make you smile and chuckle
April 1, 2021 -- Can radiology be funny? Most definitely, says Dr. Paul McCoubrie. The profession can be very stressful and demanding, but it can also be a great source of laughter and wit. We have seven more cartoons from his new book for you to enjoy. Read More
Swedish team uses MRI to assist diagnosis of congenital heart defects
March 31, 2021 -- Cardiovascular MRI can improve treatment and management plans for infants with congenital heart problems, as well as counseling for their parents, according to researchers from Lund University in Sweden. Read More
Reporting angry can be fraught with serious danger
March 30, 2021 -- If you're feeling particularly angry or frustrated when you're writing a radiology report, your performance will suffer, and it's a good idea to take a few extra minutes to make sure there's nothing you've overlooked, writes Dr. Giles Maskell. Read More
U.K. releases guidance on integrating AI into radiology workflow
March 30, 2021 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists has published new standards that a radiology department should meet when integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into an established PACS or RIS. The aim is to produce a safe, seamless system in which the patients' needs are of paramount importance. Read More
Thoracic radiologists give top tips for CT evaluation of lung parenchyma
March 29, 2021 -- What do the specialists say when it comes to the notoriously tricky area of CT evaluation of lung parenchyma? ECR 2021 registrants received sound, practical advice from expert speakers at a special focus session. Read More
WHO reveals shake-up in use of imaging to fight tuberculosis
March 26, 2021 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended tuberculosis screening should include the use of computer-aided detection applications in chest radiography. The International Society of Radiology organized a webinar on the topic on 23 March. Read More
Rules of Radiology: A guide for the perplexed and open-minded
March 25, 2021 -- Can radiology practice be enhanced by considering and abiding by rules? Certainly, writes Dr. Adrian Brady, who recommends an entertaining and informative new book on the topic. Read More
40% of radiologists fear being replaced by AI, survey says
March 25, 2021 -- A large global survey of radiologists and trainees has found that almost half have an open and positive attitude to artificial intelligence (AI), but nearly 40% are afraid they will be replaced by the technology. Read More
How to overcome chronic stress, avoid burnout, and build resilience
March 24, 2021 -- What is the secret to being happy, healthy, and resilient? Expert speakers gave their tips and advice and spoke about their own experiences during a professional issues session held at ECR 2021. Read More