Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units
The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest... Read more
PET/CT Method Can Help Detect ‘Hardening’ of the Arteries
University of Cambridge researchers have developed an imaging technique — combining positron emission tomography (PET) and CT — that uses sodium... Read more
MRI/NIRST Method Improves Specificity in Breast Cancer Imaging
A new breast exam that uses MRI and Near Infrared Spectral Tomography (NIRST) is feasible and more accurate than MRI alone, according to researchers... Read more
Screening Mammography: More Small Cancers Suggest Overdiagnosis
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that screening mammography was associated with increased diagnosis of small cancers, but... Read more
Studies Linking Cancer to Medical Imaging Radiation 'Flawed'
Studies purporting to show a link between cancer and medical imaging radiation are flawed because of their reliance on an unproven statistical... Read more
#UKRC2015: What’s New in Breast Imaging and Minimally Invasive Therapies
Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography is a technique used at the Nottingham City Hospital in the UK, and consultant radiologist Eleanor Cornford... Read more
#UKRC2015: Are Advanced Radiographers Fulfilling the Role?
Two surveys on advanced radiography practice, presented at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool this week, provided a view of current work patterns in the... Read more
#UKRC2015: Outsourcing - Don’t Neglect Responsibility
While outsourcing imaging services can speed up patient access and maintain timely patient treatment, it does not mean that the organisation... Read more
#UKRC2015: Simple Solutions for Voice Recognition Errors
Voice recognition is a key element of the digitised radiology workflow. However, voice recognition errors do happen. The extent of VR errors... Read more
#UKRC2015: Higher Value Imaging According to Muir Gray
The future is in our hands, according to Professor Sir Muir Gray presenting the Mayneord Lecture at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool today. Clinicians... Read more
MRI Contrast Agents: Study Highlights 'Safety Issue'
A new study, published in the journal Investigative Radiology, indicates that repeated use of specific “linear”-type gadolinium-based contrast... Read more