MRI safety survey finds two-thirds of incidents go unreported
July 28, 2021 -- A new study from Sweden has shown that MRI-related incidents tend to be greatly underreported. The authors warn that some unreported incidents may have catastrophic outcomes, and a major educational effort is urgently required. Read More
Radiology swings into action at Tokyo Olympics
July 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging is already playing a valuable clinical role in the Tokyo Olympics, and both MRI and ultrasound look set to be essential diagnostic tools right up to the closing ceremony on 8 August. Read More
Imaging highlights brain changes in professional rugby players
July 27, 2021 -- Advanced MRI shows that many active elite rugby players experience changes in brain white matter due to their participation in the sport, a new study from Imperial College London has found. Read More
Can mammography surveillance help in young breast cancer patients?
July 26, 2021 -- Does yearly mammographic surveillance put a large number of young breast cancer patients at further risk -- and could there be a targeted approach to the follow-up of these women? That was the idea raised in a talk at the recent UK Imaging & Oncology Congress. Read More
International guidelines promise to transform imaging of MS
July 22, 2021 -- Why is new advice on imaging of multiple sclerosis (MS) so important in everyday clinical practice, and how do patients benefit from it? Prof. Dr. Mike P. Wattjes from Hannover discusses the new guidance in a Q&A interview. Read More
Keeping aware of renal complications can help save lives
July 20, 2021 -- Prompt recognition of the complications from renal interventions is vital -- particularly given the potential threat to life -- and building up a greater understanding of early and delayed complications can allow radiologists to direct the management of patients, new research has found. Read More
European Diploma in Radiology adapts to life under COVID-19
July 20, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has represented a major challenge for organizers of training programs and board examinations, but everyone at the European Board of Radiology has worked tirelessly to identify solutions that minimize the impact on the European Diploma in Radiology, writes Prof. Dr. Laura Oleaga, PhD. Read More
McCoubrie elaborates on golden rules for radiology reports
July 15, 2021 -- Clarity of communication lies at the heart of radiology reporting, and it's important to bear in mind that a good test is ruined by a poor report. So says Dr. Paul McCoubrie, who has spoken about his approach in a new podcast. Read More
Swedish MRI study adds momentum to prostate cancer screening
July 14, 2021 -- A group from the Karolinska in Stockholm has reported that using MRI for prostate cancer screening finds clinically significant cancer and reduces unnecessary biopsies. The team published its results on 9 July in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
Is the rise of machines inevitable in interventional radiology?
July 13, 2021 -- Machines and devices have always been important to radiology, with industry and healthcare professionals collaborating on technological advances. Now another exciting evolution is set to push forward endovascular medicine, virtual attendees heard in a special session at the ECR 2021 Summer Edition on 1 July. Read More