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CT imaging increases children's blood cancer risk
Children who undergo CT imaging are at increased risk of blood cancer, according to a team of investigators from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health.
November 14, 2023
Pediatric PET radiotracer doses drop by a third over two decades
Over the past 20 years, children have benefited from a massive reduction in PET imaging radiotracer doses without compromising image quality, according to researchers in Switzerland.
October 22, 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
Deep learning aids prediction of myelin maturation age
A deep-learning model helps radiologists accurately predict pediatric myelin maturation age on brain MRIs -- and it could help reduce the time needed to complete this task, Swiss scientists have reported in an article published on 26 July in
Radiology: Artificial Intelligence
July 31, 2023
Bayer begins Phase III assessment of MRI contrast agent
Bayer has initiated a Phase III clinical development program called Quanti, which aims to explore the effectiveness and safety of gadoquatrane, the company's gadolinium-based contrast agent.
June 26, 2023
CT exposure increases brain cancer risk by up to fivefold in children
German researchers have found that radiation exposure from CT imaging increases brain cancer risk in children by up to fivefold, depending on the level of exposure.
December 18, 2022
Debate focuses on MRI contrast use in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
German researchers have reported that contrast agent can be omitted in juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients when using an augmented knee MRI protocol comprising proton density-weighted sequences.
December 6, 2022
CT shines light on 17th century mummified Austrian baby
German researchers using CT have examined a 17th century mummy of a 1-year-old boy found in the crypt of an Austrian aristocratic family, according to a report published on 26 October in
Frontiers in Medicine
October 26, 2022
Murder trial focuses on imaging evidence
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.
October 24, 2022
4D ultrasound reveals how fetuses respond to taste and smell
Four-dimensional ultrasound scans from a study conducted in North-East England have provided compelling evidence that fetuses react to smell and taste. Midwives plan to use the results to educate women on the need to eat healthily during pregnancy.
September 22, 2022
Attention shifts to pros and cons of pediatric teleultrasound
Researchers from Tours, France, have delivered an upbeat assessment of teleultrasound in a study that examined the use of the technology to evaluate children seen in the emergency department. The results were published in
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
September 11, 2022
Is it a fracture caused by child abuse? Or is it rickets?
Some medicolegal experts claim certain fractures seen on x-rays in child abuse cases result from rickets and not traumatic injury. But this is a fringe belief, and a recent study has countered it by showing that radiologists can reliably differentiate between the two.
July 17, 2022
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