How to spot hepatic pseudolesions on CT
August 3, 2020 -- Medical imaging professionals must brush up on their ability to identify and diagnose hepatic pseudolesions on CT because of the close resemblance of pseudolesions to primary tumors and metastases of the liver, according to prizewinning research from Romania presented at ECR 2020 Online.  Discuss
How AI can help improve hip fracture diagnosis
July 31, 2020 -- Researchers have found that the use of an artificial intelligence (AI) deep convolutional neural network to evaluate x-ray images can enhance radiologist performance in identifying hip fractures. They published their findings on 23 July in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Did mummified 'screaming woman' die from a heart attack?
July 30, 2020 -- A new CT study of the 3,000-year-old "mummy of the screaming woman" in Egypt has investigated whether the shocking facial expression of pain was due to the heart attack that might have caused the woman's death or due to postmortem changes. The group's analysis has already generated considerable debate.  Discuss
Swiss team uses AI to predict stroke treatment success
July 29, 2020 -- Investigators from Geneva, Switzerland, have reported that artificial intelligence (AI) and radiomics can help to predict if a therapy approach for acute ischemic stroke will be successful. This might pave the way for personalized endovascular patient management.  Discuss
Urine test and CT can boost detection of adrenal cancer
July 29, 2020 -- Employing a "triple test strategy" that combines lab work and imaging could improve the detection of adrenal cancer and reduce costs and time to surgery for patients, according to a pan-European study published online on 23 July in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.  Discuss
Trauma experts share top CT tips at ECR 2020
July 27, 2020 -- Mass casualty incidents are rare, but preparedness and optimum use of CT are vital for any medical imaging professional on the front line treating high casualty numbers with limited resources, international experts told attendees at a special session during ECR 2020.  Discuss
U.K. group hopes to boost CT image quality with lower dose
July 23, 2020 -- U.K. researchers have developed a new CT scanning method that produces the same image quality while also reducing radiation dose, according to a study published on 23 July in Physical Review Applied.  Discuss
Is biennial CT lung screening safe for high-risk people?
July 23, 2020 -- A new European CT lung cancer screening trial is set to shed light on remaining questions surrounding the implementation of screening on a widespread basis, such as whether it is safe to extend screening intervals to two years. Data on the research were presented at ECR 2020.  Discuss
ECR 2020: COVID-19's impact in Spain, Italy, U.K.
July 21, 2020 -- Since it hit early this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected radiology in many countries in Europe, particularly Spain, Italy, and the U.K., according to a special session held on 17 July at ECR 2020.  Discuss
ECR 2020: COVID-19's nonpulmonary manifestations
July 18, 2020 -- COVID-19 often initially presents as respiratory disease, but it also has serious nonpulmonary manifestations, according to a session held on 16 July at the virtual edition of ECR 2020.  Discuss