Meet the 18 finalists for the EuroMinnies 2023 awards
January 19, 2023 -- Excitement is building in the EuroMinnies, AuntMinnieEurope.com's annual awards scheme. Today we can reveal the list of finalists. In the four "people awards," the eight candidates come from eight different European nations, providing confirmation that talent is spread right across the continent. Read More
How can coronary CT angiography improve patient outcomes in CAD?
January 18, 2023 -- The optimum use of coronary CT angiography can have a positive impact on coronary artery disease (CAD) cases by reducing hospitalizations for heart attacks and mortality rates, U.K. researchers have reported. Read More
Patient dies during procedure due to x-ray malfunction
December 12, 2022 -- A 78-year-old man died after an x-ray system crashed during a cardiac catheterization procedure, according to reports in the Israeli media. The cause of the machine's crash is unknown, but it was most likely not a power failure. Read More
Can a more rigorous approach to justification reduce patient deaths?
November 22, 2022 -- Important questions remain unanswered after the death of a 43-year-old Australian woman who underwent a wellness scan: Should she have had the CT exam? Should the anaphylactic reaction have been better managed? What does the case tell us about the justification issue? Read More
Not all suspected cases of acute aortic syndrome get vital CT exams
November 21, 2022 -- Do all patients with suspected acute aortic syndrome receive CT aortography for diagnosis of the condition? Perhaps not, according to a team of New Zealand investigators. Read More
Team Edinburgh unveils novel cardiac CT findings
November 3, 2022 -- Scottish cardiothoracic imaging researchers have reported that quantifying a person's heart plaque using CT coronary angiography may help to determine the type of heart attack the patient is experiencing. Read More
Spanish team shows promise of virtual reality in TAVR procedures
October 31, 2022 -- A research group from Barcelona has reported positive findings about a virtual reality headset that uses information from multidetector CT to help interventional radiologists tailor transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. Read More
Video from JFR 2022: Gangi on French radiology and burnout
October 10, 2022 -- PARIS - How do the public and private sectors work together in French radiology? Prof. Afshin Gangi from Strasbourg shed light on France's unique system. In a video interview at the French national radiology congress, JFR, he also speaks about how his team avoids burnout. Read More
Imaging demonstrates how HIV scores 'direct hit' to heart muscle
September 16, 2022 -- The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have an impact on the heart not only via the development of coronary artery disease but also by a "direct hit to the heart muscle," a team of researchers from a top London facility has found. Read More
Does FFR-CT really offer value in real-world practice?
September 5, 2022 -- In real-world clinical practice, fractional flow-reserve CT (FFR-CT) software may not yield any improvement over standard radiological assessment of coronary artery disease, according to a study published on 18 August in Clinical Radiology. Read More