RADIOLOGY NEWS
U.K. analysis adds momentum to CT lung cancer screening
September 14, 2021 -- Screening smokers and ex-smokers could reduce lung cancer mortality by as much as 16%, according to the findings of a large U.K. study published on 11 September in Lancet Regional Health -- Europe. Read More
Clinical decisions and how to assess the value of a life
September 14, 2021 -- Decisions affecting people's health, livelihoods, and welfare are -- and need to be -- made all the time. But how useful are quality-adjusted life years, or QALYs, in this process? Interventional radiologist Dr. Chris Hammond has some answers. Read More
Should breast radiologists undergo self-assessment test?
September 13, 2021 -- A national breast cancer screening self-evaluation test implemented in Italy is showing signs of success, and the developers are convinced readers should undergo such a test. However, some experts warn the Italian initiative needs to be improved. Read More
Italian team evaluates ultrasound scoring index in COVID diagnosis
September 13, 2021 -- Investigators from the University of Ferrara in Italy have found that their lung ultrasound severity index can distinguish between patients who have COVID-19 and those who don't. It also helps to identify those who will experience in-hospital mortality. Read More
Experts give top tips on how to succeed in breast imaging
September 9, 2021 -- What personal qualities do you need to achieve success in breast imaging? How should you approach artificial intelligence? How can you conduct better research? What can be said about the future? Radiologists from across Europe share their advice. Read More
Novel analysis highlights shortcomings of breast AI
September 8, 2021 -- U.K. researchers have found that evidence is insufficient on the accuracy or clinical effect of introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to examine mammograms on the screening pathway. They published their findings on 1 September in the BMJ. Read More
Building bridges in radiology will be central theme for ECR 2022
September 8, 2021 -- Registration is now open for ECR 2022, which will take place between 2 and 6 March and feature an extensive range of both online and onsite activities. The main theme will be "Building Bridges" -- reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to radiology, according to the European Society of Radiology. Read More
Making the switch from radiologist to Olympic sports physician
September 7, 2021 -- Dr. Michiko Dohi is a leading sports physician in Japan. After playing a prominent role at the Tokyo Olympics, she reflects on her career. She reveals how she moved from clinical radiology into elite sports medicine and how French MRI pioneer Prof. Denis Le Bihan inspired her. Read More
AI detects cancer on mammography but is inferior to double reading
September 7, 2021 -- Investigators from Lund University in Sweden have found artificial intelligence (AI) software can detect cancers on digital mammography that had originally been found on digital breast tomosynthesis, but AI falls short of double reading by radiologists. Read More
What are the 4 greatest challenges facing radiology right now?
September 6, 2021 -- Visibility and making patients and decision-makers -- particularly politicians -- understand the importance of having strong radiology departments is the main challenge facing the profession, says the senior radiologist Dr. Raman Uberoi from Oxford, U.K. Read More