Spotlight falls on zero echo-time imaging in musculoskeletal MRI
December 6, 2021 -- Zero echo-time imaging can now be used to complement -- or even replace -- radiographs and CT in many traumatic, inflammatory/rheumatological, and oncologic musculoskeletal conditions on MRI, magna cum laude award-winning researchers from Turkey reported at RSNA 2021. Read More
Alcohol use causes altered brain structure in fetuses
December 3, 2021 -- Austrian researchers have conducted what they say is the first MRI study to investigate prenatal alcohol exposure. They found that fetuses exposed to alcohol had increased volume in the corpus callosum and a decreased volume in the periventricular zone. Read More
When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice
December 2, 2021 -- In the era of MRI targeting, do all prostate cancer patients require an additional 12-core systematic biopsy? Moving away from default systematic biopsy in some cases may be wise, according to German researcher Dr. Dominik Deniffel, who has won a prestigious award for trainees at RSNA 2021. Read More
Why do Spaniards live so long? Imaging of longevity
December 1, 2021 -- Life expectancy in Spain is nearly 86 years -- the highest in Europe and the fourth-highest worldwide -- RSNA 2021 delegates learned on Monday. This has major implications for radiology. Read More
Study: COVID-19 in pregnancy has no impact on fetal brain
November 30, 2021 -- German investigators have used MRI to show mild to moderate COVID-19 during pregnancy does not have any harmful effects on fetal brains. They're presenting their findings at RSNA 2021. Read More
Austrian team unveils findings on abbreviated breast MRI
November 30, 2021 -- Researchers from Vienna have found that nonscanning time between abbreviated breast MRI exams contributes to workflow problems, preventing more patients from being imaged. They presented their results at RSNA 2021. Read More
How to cope and survive in hard times
November 29, 2021 -- Everyone in radiology is struggling with seemingly insurmountable work pressures as the world seeks to recover from the pandemic, but how can we ensure we still do a good job for our patients? Dr. Giles Maskell presents a personal view. Read More
Philips unveils MRI product offerings on eve of RSNA 2021
November 26, 2021 -- With the start of RSNA 2021 fast approaching, Philips has revealed details about its new 1.5-tesla and 3-tesla MRI scanners, as well as software-based workflow enhancements. Read More
The show goes on: ESR vows to push ahead with in-person congress
November 23, 2021 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is pressing on with plans to stage ECR 2022 as a face-to-face meeting in Vienna, despite the national lockdown that has now begun in Austria. Read More
Aachen group gets set to unveil new findings on breast MRI
November 23, 2021 -- The German research team led by Dr. Christiane Kuhl has studied the systemic effects of intrauterine contraceptive devices on the body and believes this may have an impact on the accuracy of breast MRI. The group will present its results at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More