Low-field MRI proves value in monitoring COVID-19 lung damage
September 22, 2022 -- Low-field MRI offers an alternative to CT for tracking persistent lung damage in children who have recovered from COVID-19 or have long COVID, German researchers have reported. They published their findings on 19 September in Radiology. Read More
What's new in Paris? Interview with JFR 2022 president
September 20, 2022 -- For the first time, the upcoming Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) in Paris will feature a verbal contest between six societies. Congress President Prof. François Cotton speaks about this and other innovations at JFR 2022 and discusses his own career and background. 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
Spotlight falls on cancer detection rates in prostate MRI
September 15, 2022 -- Dynamic contrast enhancement can help identify clinically significant cancers in prostate multiparametric MRI at 1.5 tesla, but the effect is smaller at 3 tesla and there is a higher risk of overdiagnosis due to detection of additional low-risk cancers, German researchers have reported. Read More
How best to share case reports effectively on social media
September 14, 2022 -- As social networks evolve, more radiologists are using them as a communication tool, but what motivates them to do this? In a Q&A interview, Dr. Heiko Alfke elaborates on his own approach and strategy. Read More
ECR: ESR 2nd VP Andrea Rockall mulls topics close to her heart
September 7, 2022 -- Sustainable radiology, clinical audit, and patient communication -- these are three burning issues to which the European Society of Radiology's newly elected Second Vice President Dr. Andrea Rockall will lend her weight before she becomes ECR president in July 2025. Read More
MRI detects signs of early aging in people with poor heart health
September 1, 2022 -- MRI used with a machine-learning model shows that people with compromised heart health in their 30s are at risk for premature brain aging as they enter their golden years, a study published on 22 August in the Lancet Healthy Longevity has found. Read More
Imaging unlocks remarkable secrets of ancient fish
August 31, 2022 -- Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital Skejby's radiology department have used CT and MRI to shine a light on one of the world's rarest fishes, the coelacanth. They say they've gained new insight into how it functions, and this knowledge may contribute to saving the critically endangered deep-sea dweller. Read More
Is it time to ride the wave of higher MRI field strengths?
August 30, 2022 -- Ultrahigh-field MRI will play an increasingly important role in clinical imaging and cannot be ignored. That's the view of Prof. Thoralf Niendorf, PhD. In an exclusive face-to-face interview, he outlined the areas of greatest promise for MRI at 7 tesla and above. He also explained why he thinks windsurfing is the ideal cognitive detox. Read More
Cardiac MRI technique assists in evaluating chemotherapy's effects
August 26, 2022 -- Researchers from a top London facility have developed a novel cardiac MRI technique that can help clinicians to measure chemotherapy's effectiveness in patients with light-chain cardiac amyloidosis, or "stiff heart syndrome." Read More