Radiologist joins Italy's tally of 87 doctors to die of COVID-19
April 8, 2020 -- Dr. Carlo Amodio -- a radiologist from Maria Cecilia Hospital in Cotignola, near Bologna -- has died of COVID-19. He joins the fast-growing list of 87 medical doctors in Italy who have died from the disease, the National Federation of Doctors' Guilds announced on 6 April.  Discuss
MRI illustrates how pediatric brains can recover
March 30, 2020 -- Swiss researchers have identified several key MRI-based indicators that can help determine how well pediatric patients will recover from a brain injury. They published their study findings online on 19 March in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Kuhl: COVID-19 is a crisis of biblical proportions
March 26, 2020 -- Anyone who doubts the severity of the threat posed by the COVID-19 crisis should listen to the latest assessment from Dr. Christiane Kuhl, the leading breast imaging researcher. "This is a crisis of biblical proportions," she told AuntMinnieEurope.com on 24 March.  Discuss
MRI helps create measures for normal fetal development
March 25, 2020 -- Using MRI, Israeli researchers have established a set of benchmark measurements for fetal facial and cranial structures to help chart development over multiple gestation weeks. Their findings were published on 12 March in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Forensic evidence sheds new light on Swedish MRI accident
March 17, 2020 -- The detailed forensic evidence presented in the 195-page police report on the serious MRI accident in Swedish Lapland contains photos and descriptions of the metallic objects that were effectively turned into flying weapons before they became attached to the scanner.  Discuss
Police report reveals mystery of vest in Swedish MRI case
March 13, 2020 -- The police report into the serious MRI accident in Swedish Lapland contains a series of photos of the weighted exercise vest worn by the specialist nurse who got sucked into the scanner gantry in October 2019. AuntMinnieEurope.com has obtained a copy of the report and can share some of the photos of the garment, ending months of speculation.  Discuss
Magnetized molecules monitor breast cancers
March 6, 2020 -- A new technique that uses hyperpolarized carbon-13 MRI to monitor the metabolism of different types of breast cancer can identify how rapidly a tumor is growing, U.K. researchers report. The approach could help doctors prescribe the best course of treatment and follow how patients respond.  Discuss
Is teleradiology's growth sustainable beyond 2020?
March 3, 2020 -- Teleradiology services are thriving across the globe, but particularly in the U.K. and Ireland. Market analyst Arun Gill looks at the forces driving this expansion and assesses the key players and the opportunity offered to vendors by artificial intelligence.  Discuss
Abbreviated breast MRI proves value for invasive cancer
February 27, 2020 -- A 10-minute MRI scan may be superior to digital breast tomosynthesis in women with dense tissue, writes a U.S.-German team. The group published the results of a 48-center study in the 25 February issue of JAMA.  Discuss
Prosecutor declines charges in Swedish MRI accident
February 25, 2020 -- The specialist nurse who got sucked into an MRI scanner in Swedish Lapland in October 2019 will not face charges after a prosecutor decided there was insufficient evidence to take the case to court. The official investigation into the incident is now closed.  Discuss