Radiation exposure among radiology staff lower than recommended limits
February 3, 2023 -- Occupational exposure to radiation among radiologists and radiologic technologists is about 90% below annual dosage limits, according to a report published on 31 January in Radiation Physics and Chemistry. Read More
Bone x-ray scans predict fracture risk in psoriatic arthritis cases
January 27, 2023 -- Bone mineral density x-ray exams should be performed regularly in patients with psoriatic arthritis as they face a higher risk of falls and fractures, Hungarian researchers have found. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2023 semifinal candidates
December 14, 2022 -- The list of candidates for the fifth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the large number of nominations submitted by the members of AuntMinnieEurope.com. Find out who's made the shortlist in the nine categories. Read More
Patient dies during procedure due to x-ray malfunction
December 12, 2022 -- A 78-year-old man died after an x-ray system crashed during a cardiac catheterization procedure, according to reports in the Israeli media. The cause of the machine's crash is unknown, but it was most likely not a power failure. Read More
Strasbourg group develops ultrasound protocol for trauma cases
December 12, 2022 -- An extended ultrasound exam performed at the bedside in trauma settings can help guide appropriate treatment prior to the use of whole-body CT, according to French research published on 7 December in JAMA Network Open. Read More
German group releases novel data on dark-field chest x-ray
November 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from the Technical University of Munich unveiled fresh statistics on the use of dark-field x-ray for diagnosing and staging pulmonary emphysema during the opening day of RSNA 2022. Read More
Can radiographer reporting play a wider role in lung cancer?
November 11, 2022 -- Radiographers can help fill the gaps in cancer care due to growing shortages of senior radiologists by rapidly reporting the chest x-rays of patients with suspected lung cancer, according to a U.K. study. Read More
Murder trial focuses on imaging evidence
October 25, 2022 -- X-ray findings from newborn twin babies who died came under intense scrutiny in a U.K. courtroom on 21 October, when a leading pediatric radiologist acted as an expert witness in the trial of neonatal nurse Lucy Letby. Read More
Video from JFR 2022: Gangi on French radiology and burnout
October 10, 2022 -- PARIS - How do the public and private sectors work together in French radiology? Prof. Afshin Gangi from Strasbourg shed light on France's unique system. In a video interview at the French national radiology congress, JFR, he also speaks about how his team avoids burnout. Read More
U.K. issues guidance on alerts for imaging reports
October 3, 2022 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has released recommendations on alerts and notifications for imaging reports. Read More