Breast MRI can enhance management of women with nipple discharge
April 19, 2021 -- Breast MRI is becoming increasingly valuable in the management of patients with suspicious nipple discharge and a negative mammogram and ultrasound scan, a new French study has shown. Read More
How low can MRI developers go when it comes to field strength?
April 15, 2021 -- There's no obvious reason why MRI scanners cannot function effectively and deliver good image quality at low field strengths, says Arthur Kaindl, PhD, head of MR at Siemens Healthineers. His team won the 2021 EuroMinnies Best New Radiology Device award for a 0.55-tesla system. Read More
Italian team supports liquid biopsy for MRI of breast cancer cases
April 14, 2021 -- The addition of a liquid biopsy to MRI may improve the ability to evaluate breast cancer treatment response, researchers from the University of Genoa in Italy reported on 10 April. Read More
Global imaging community loses another radiologist to COVID-19
April 8, 2021 -- Dr. Arshad Munir, general secretary of the Pakistan Islamic Medical Association, has died of COVID-19. He contracted the disease while working as a radiologist at a hospital in Faisalabad, according to local media reports. Read More
What do we mean by clinical need and comprehensive service?
April 6, 2021 -- Much is said these days about services being based on "clinical need" and the importance of providing a "comprehensive service." What do we mean by need? What is included in a comprehensive service and why? Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
7 radiology cartoons designed to make you smile and chuckle
April 1, 2021 -- Can radiology be funny? Most definitely, says Dr. Paul McCoubrie. The profession can be very stressful and demanding, but it can also be a great source of laughter and wit. We have seven more cartoons from his new book for you to enjoy. Read More
Swedish team uses MRI to assist diagnosis of congenital heart defects
March 31, 2021 -- Cardiovascular MRI can improve treatment and management plans for infants with congenital heart problems, as well as counseling for their parents, according to researchers from Lund University in Sweden. Read More
Rules of Radiology: A guide for the perplexed and open-minded
March 25, 2021 -- Can radiology practice be enhanced by considering and abiding by rules? Certainly, writes Dr. Adrian Brady, who recommends an entertaining and informative new book on the topic. Read More
What type of incidental findings are found in prostate MRI?
March 22, 2021 -- The growth of prostate MRI has led to an increase in the number of incidental findings, some of which may be clinically significant, and radiologists should play a central role in their detection, according to Spanish researchers. Read More
MRI helps detect lesion caused by injection of facial dermal filler
March 22, 2021 -- Imaging proved essential in treating a 62-year-old woman with infections and a 15-mm lesion resulting from injection with a facial dermal filler. German authors have told the full story in a new case report. Read More