PET/MRI can provide boost for bone infection diagnosis
August 12, 2022 -- A group of orthopedic surgeons in the Netherlands are convinced that medical staff with access to PET/MRI should consider the hybrid modality over other imaging techniques for diagnosing patients with suspected chronic osteomyelitis. Read More
Don't resist change and risk becoming 'the dino-radiologist'
August 11, 2022 -- It's essential not to be afraid of the second digital revolution in healthcare, where artificial intelligence and machine learning have come to dominate: Radiologists will not disappear and become extinct, as happened with the dinosaurs. That's the view of Prof. Andrea Laghi from Rome. Read More
Be your own boss: How to achieve success in private practice
August 10, 2022 -- Setting up your own radiology practice is a long and time-consuming process, but it brings rewards and control, says Prof. Dr. Nina Schwenzer. In this Q&A interview, Schwenzer and Dr. Ulrike Engelmayer from Bavaria, Germany, give tips on self-employment. Read More
Timely reflections on radiology demand management
August 9, 2022 -- Managing the demand for medical imaging is a hot topic. When it’s cheaper and easier to get a scan than a senior and holistic medical opinion, the demand for imaging will only rise. How can we improve the situation? Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
MRI developer and scientist Dr. Raymond Damadian dies at 86
August 9, 2022 -- Dr. Raymond Damadian, considered by some people to be the "father of MRI," died on 3 August at the age of 86. Damadian was an important figure in the early development of the modality, and he generated controversy and debate right up to his death. Read More
Metallic markers produce diverse range of artifacts in breast MRI
August 3, 2022 -- Radiologists must be aware that metallic markers are responsible for artifacts in breast MRI exams, according to Swiss researchers. These artifacts can be of different types and sizes, depending on the MRI sequence, magnetic field, and marker type, they say. Read More
French team shines light on use of ultrafast DCE-MRI in breast cancer
August 3, 2022 -- Breast MRI with an ultrafast dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) protocol can help predict complete pathologic response to breast cancer treatment, researchers from Paris have reported in a new study. Read More
Risk scores can boost assessment of dense breast tissue
August 1, 2022 -- Breast density continues to be a challenge for radiologists, but research from the U.K. and the Netherlands sheds new light on how imaging professionals can refine cancer risk estimates for women with dense breast tissue. Read More
What's brewing at the ESR? Interview with Adrian Brady
July 26, 2022 -- Dr. Adrian Brady took over the presidency of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) when ECR 2022 drew to a close. On the final day of the congress, we quizzed him about his hopes and plans for ECR 2023 and the switch to a July date. Brady also spoke about the ESR's position on Ukraine and the notion that ECR is becoming too commercialized. Read More
Microultrasound compares well with MRI on prostate cancer detection
July 21, 2022 -- Microultrasound has detection rates for prostate cancer that are comparable to multiparametric MRI in men who have not yet been biopsied, researchers have reported in a study published on 19 July in Radiology. Read More