MRI method helps to accurately diagnose Parkinson's
February 21, 2019 -- An upgrade to a proven MRI method for measuring certain brain regions may help differentiate Parkinson's disease from progressive supranuclear palsy with parkinsonism, according to researchers from Italy. Results of their study were published online on 13 February in Movement Disorders.  Discuss
10 things to know about the man in charge of ECR 2019
February 20, 2019 -- As president of the European Society of Radiology, Dr. Lorenzo Derchi will preside over next week's ECR, but what do we know about the man behind the presidential mask? What really makes him tick, what are his views about radiology, and how does he relax and unwind? We've compiled 10 things you probably don't know about him.  Discuss
Brexit dilemma: Do I stay or do I go?
February 13, 2019 -- As the 29 March deadline for the U.K.'s planned departure from the European Union draws ever closer, some radiologists are determined to stay, while others have already left. AuntMinnieEurope.com looks at the personal stories of those caught up in the political stalemate.  Discuss
Meet the winners of the 2019 EuroMinnies
February 12, 2019 -- After two rounds of voting and much careful deliberation, the expert panel for the inaugural edition of the EuroMinnies awards has decided on the winners in eight categories. Find out who the judges have selected in AuntMinnieEurope.com's campaign to recognize the best and brightest in European medical imaging.  Discuss
Finnish team investigates gadolinium retention in gliomas
February 12, 2019 -- A research team from Finland has made some intriguing discoveries regarding the presence of gadolinium from MRI contrast agents in brain tissue. Gadolinium deposits were highest with certain types of gadolinium-based contrast agents, according to a study published online on 2 February in Neuroradiology.  Discuss
How to keep out of trouble
February 7, 2019 -- Complaints will occur irrespective of skill, knowledge, caring, communication, and assiduousness, but there are some simple ways to avoid sleepless nights and deliver better patient care, writes Dr. Paul McCoubrie in his latest column.  Discuss
6 trends to watch at ECR 2019
February 6, 2019 -- With just three weeks to go, the global radiology community is readying itself for ECR 2019 in Vienna, the 25th anniversary of the congress. In keeping with this year's aquatic theme of "the bigger picture," our market columnist Stephen Holloway has selected six of the hottest topics in the broader medical imaging arena today.  Discuss
Screen for pancreatic cancer at same time as breast MRI
February 5, 2019 -- Women carrying the BRCA mutation who undergo regular screening breast MRI also can be screened for pancreatic cancer using a rapid protocol that takes just 10 minutes, according to a study published online on 28 January in European Radiology.  Discuss
FDG-PET/CT or MRI: Which is best for HNSCC recurrence?
February 4, 2019 -- Which modality is the most appropriate choice to diagnose suspected local recurrence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)? Dutch researchers chose FDG-PET/CT over MRI in a study published in the February issue of the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
What can radiologists learn from skiers?
January 28, 2019 -- Research on avalanche safety shows that training doesn't offer complete protection against making bad decisions, and well-trained, sensible people are led astray by their own cognitive biases. That rings true as much for radiology as for winter sports, Dr. Giles Maskell writes.  Discuss