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.
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.