ESUR contrast guidelines on melanoma now in print
December 29, 2017 -- The European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) has released a print version of its most recent guidelines for the use of iodine-based contrast media.
Philips installs digital PET/CT scanner in Swiss clinic
December 26, 2017 -- Royal Philips has completed the installation of its Vereos digital PET/CT device in the private Clinique de Genolier in Switzerland.
RCR, BIR join forces on artificial intelligence
December 21, 2017 -- In a rare collaborative venture, the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) are working together to organize a joint conference focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and its role in radiology. The event is due to take place in London on 23 March.
Paper: Irish radiologist read 150 scans per day
December 20, 2017 -- A radiologist at the heart of a scandal over unread scans in the Republic of Ireland had a workload far higher than the average radiologist, according to a 19 December report in the Irish Times.
EIBIR begins drafting research agenda
December 20, 2017 -- The European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR) said it has begun the process of drafting a strategic research agenda for biomedical imaging.
Incorrect diagnoses spark review of 46K scans in Ireland
December 19, 2017 -- Three patients in the Republic of Ireland were given an incorrect diagnosis by a consultant radiologist, prompting a review of 46,000 x-rays, ultrasound exams, and CT scans.
Case of 3D-printed hip in Germany makes headlines
December 19, 2017 -- Surgeons at the Helios Clinic in Hildesheim, Germany, used 3D printing to perform corrective surgery on a woman with hip dysplasia, inserting a 3D-printed hip implant that enabled the woman to walk without pain.
ESR, IAEA send training staff to Palau
December 18, 2017 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has partnered with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to improve radiology clinical and ancillary services on the island of Palau, located in the western Pacific Ocean.
CT scans unearth ancient cases of cancer in mummies
December 15, 2017 -- Cancer may be older than people realize; it has been around as far back as the Late Period of ancient Egypt, according to CT scans of mummies analyzed by an international team of researchers.
Siemens chief: Health unit may someday surpass parent
December 15, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers may someday grow to be bigger than its parent company following the anticipated spin-off of the health division next year, according to Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser.