Meet the winners of the 2019 EuroMinnies
February 12, 2019 -- After two rounds of voting and much careful deliberation, the expert panel for the inaugural edition of the EuroMinnies awards has decided on the winners in eight categories. Find out who the judges have selected in AuntMinnieEurope.com's campaign to recognize the best and brightest in European medical imaging.  Discuss
Dutch team calls for urgent change in pediatric head CT
February 11, 2019 -- There is a strong and clear need for changes to CT protocols for children with minor head injuries, say researchers from the Netherlands who have discovered that strict adherence to the current national guidelines was associated with overuse of the modality. Their findings were published online on 5 February in Acta Paediatrica.  Discuss
How to keep out of trouble
February 7, 2019 -- Complaints will occur irrespective of skill, knowledge, caring, communication, and assiduousness, but there are some simple ways to avoid sleepless nights and deliver better patient care, writes Dr. Paul McCoubrie in his latest column.  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
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
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
FDG-PET/CT improves bladder cancer staging
January 31, 2019 -- Combining metabolic and morphologic data from FDG-PET/CT scans can significantly improve the detection of lymph node metastasis in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer before their surgery, according to a French study published online on 21 January in European Radiology.  Discuss
Novel method automates noncontrast 3D CT segmentation
January 29, 2019 -- Dutch and Danish researchers have developed a fully automated technique to segment and collect measurements of the aorta from noncontrast 3D CT scans, according to an article published online on 23 January in European Radiology. The technique proved to be as effective as standard manual methods.  Discuss
What can radiologists learn from skiers?
January 28, 2019 -- Research on avalanche safety shows that training doesn't offer complete protection against making bad decisions, and well-trained, sensible people are led astray by their own cognitive biases. That rings true as much for radiology as for winter sports, Dr. Giles Maskell writes.  Discuss