PET imaging predicts long-term outcomes in Parkinson's disease
September 18, 2023 -- PET brain imaging in individuals with early Parkinson's disease can show which patients are at higher risk of long-term effects, according to a study by researchers from the University of Brescia in Italy. Read More
CT-FFR imaging assesses adverse outcome risk in angina patients
September 15, 2023 -- CT angiography-derived fractional flow reserve (CT-FFR) imaging helps clinicians assess stable angina patients' adverse outcome risk -- even if they have high coronary artery calcium scores, a Danish research group has found. Read More
RCR vows to play pivotal role in future evaluation of AI
September 14, 2023 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is gearing up to play a greater role in AI assessment and is striving to become more inclusive, accountable, and transparent, according to two senior RCR officers. They also speak openly about how to achieve a work-life balance. Read More
What's tomosynthesis' screening role in women with breast implants?
September 13, 2023 -- The use of a low-dose tomosynthesis protocol for screening women with breast implants allows a significant reduction in radiation exposure while maintaining adequate image quality and maximizing the diagnostic performance, Italian researchers have found. Read More
How to harness AI's power for breast cancer risk assessment
September 12, 2023 -- AI is emerging as a promising approach not only to detect breast cancer earlier but also to assess the risk of future breast cancer. Recent evidence from Denmark has shown the vast potential of combining AI systems for short- and long-term breast cancer risk assessment, according to Dr. Filippo Pesapane. Read More
Breast AI comparable to radiologist double reading
September 12, 2023 -- AI alone and AI with one radiologist are on par with radiologist double reading in breast imaging, suggest Swedish findings published on 8 September in The Lancet Digital Health. Read More
Healthcare staff require more support with care of suicidal patients
September 12, 2023 -- Health professionals are having difficulty communicating with and caring for patients who present for diagnostic imaging following suicide attempts, Irish researchers have reported. Read More
AI compares well with breast radiologists for reading test cases
September 11, 2023 -- AI showed broadly similar performance levels when compared to breast radiologists for evaluating cases from enriched test sets in a study led by a research group at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. Read More
How will Germany's health reforms affect radiology?
September 8, 2023 -- Interventional radiology must receive far greater consideration in Germany's new hospital reforms, according to a Q&A interview with Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessling, head of the German Roentgen Society's (DRG's) working group on the reforms. Read More
PET reveals link between heart health and brain metabolism
September 8, 2023 -- A PET study suggests that maintaining cardiovascular health during midlife can help reduce the risk of neurodegenerative disease later in life. That's the key finding of investigators from the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research in Madrid. Read More