Radiology and Imaging

New Body to Streamline Future of CME Accreditation in Imaging

The accreditation of radiological events in Europe for continuing medical education (CME) credits has entered a new era in 2016, with the... Read more

Image of a so-called ‘chaotic saddle’ which describes the behaviour of the model developed in Bonn and Oldenburg. It can be understood in simplified form as a type of curved horse saddle on which a ball is rolling along. © Image: Neurophysics Group of the

Understanding Extreme Events in the Brain; How Do Seizures Develop?

Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Oldenburg have developed a model whose behaviour on the brain – although based on strict rules –... Read more

ECR2016 Takes Radiology Beyond ‘Comfort Zone’

Vienna congress to hear new developments, education and live streaming   This year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2016 is expected... Read more

Rupan Sanyal, Associate Professor, Abdominal Imaging and Emergency Radiology Section at the University of Alabama, Birmingham

Improving Ultrasound Efficiency with Scanner-Based Protocols

As ultrasound is an operator-dependent modality, there are clear advantages to implementing scanner-based protocols, since they improve consistency... Read more

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Fewer ‘Call Backs’, Improved Breast Cancer Detection With DBT

Penn Medicine study offers insight into long-term performance of 3-D mammography screening  Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more

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The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more

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Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Dziewas

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The intraosseous needle is an essential tool in emergency settings when...

 Luis Martí-Bonmatí

Organisational Change in Newly Integrated Medical Imaging Departments

INCREASE COMMITMENT BY TEAM INVOLVEMENT In Europe, departments of rad...

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The growth of social media for medical CPD has been astronomical over recent...

Dr. Sana Pascaline, Radiologist

New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit

Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer...

 Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERS

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