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The dangers of eating raw fish: CT provides clarity in tricky cases
The incidence of severe gastrointestinal illness due to eating undercooked or raw fish and seafood is rising, and CT is proving valuable in these patients. A group of Spanish radiologists have shared their clinical experiences.
November 13, 2023
ESGAR offers research grants for abdominal imaging
The European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) is offering grants to researchers under 40 years of age. Up to 5000 Euros is available for a maximum of two projects per round. Each project should last a maximum of two years.
September 3, 2023
Momentum grows for MRI screening in prostate cancer
Researchers from University College London have found that MRI screening has a major impact on prostate cancer diagnosis. They unveiled their results in an article published on 21 August in
August 21, 2023
Dutch MRI model segments abdominal fat tissues in children
An AI model trained on Dixon MRI may help with large studies researching abdominal fat distribution in children, according to a study conducted at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam.
August 20, 2023
CT body composition data helps predict aneurysm treatment outcome
Combining CT body composition analysis with systemic inflammation data helps predict outcomes in patients undergoing elective intervention for abdominal aortic aneurysm, researchers from Scotland have reported.
July 2, 2023
Six key points to consider when performing liver ultrasound
The U.K. Society of Radiographers (SoR) is highlighting six key points radiographers should keep in mind when assessing liver disease with ultrasound.
June 13, 2023
U.K. guidelines endorse FibroScan for primary care use
French ultrasound developer Echosens said that the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published diagnostic guidance recommending the use of its FibroScan️ ultrasound technology for assessing liver fibrosis and cirrhosis outside secondary and specialist care.
June 8, 2023
Check-Cap lays off 90% of workforce
Israeli firm Check-Cap, a developer of an investigational swallowable low-dose x-ray capsule for colon cancer screening, is reevaluating its strategic business plan and has laid off 90% of its staff.
June 6, 2023
Voyageur promotes results from CT barium contrast study
Voyageur is highlighting the findings of a study that compared the performance of its SmoothX barium contrast to Readi-Cat 2 for CT exams of patients with dysphagia.
April 13, 2023
HistoSonics highlights first patient treated in CAIN trial
HistoSonics has announced that the first kidney cancer patient has been treated in Leeds, U.K., using the company's histotripsy platform.
March 30, 2023
U.K. team uses imaging to study sleep and obesity
A study using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scans to image obese patients suggests that increases in visceral body fat may be associated with an individual's quality of sleep, particularly duration, researchers from a top London facility have reported.
March 26, 2023
France's Echosens gets approval to expand use of FibroScan
Paris-based Echosens has secured clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for expanded screening use of the company's FibroScan liver management technology.
March 23, 2023
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