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Acute stroke: thrombus imaging

This article compares accuracy of thrombus depiction on susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) to time-of-flight MRA, first-pass gadolinium-enhanced MRA and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) and analyses the correlation of thrombus length on endovascular reperfusion success.

Key Points:

  • SWI helps in assessing location and length of thrombi in the MCA.
  • SWI, MRA and DSA are equivalent in detecting the MCA occlusion site.
  • SWI is superior in identifying the distal end of the ...
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MRI for silicone breast implant rupture!

After the 2010 recall of Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) silicone breast implants, many asymptomatic women underwent MRI. This study assesses the diagnostic accuracy and interobserver variability of MRI in the detection of implant rupture and extracapsular silicone leakage.

Key Points:
  • MRI has a high accuracy in diagnosing rupture in silicone breast implants.
  • MRI appears to be a consistent diagnostic test with excellent interobserver agreement.
  • A simple, uniform classification ...
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Impact Factor 2013

Impact Factor of European Radiology for 2013: 4.338!

The journal's Impact Factor shows an impressive increase from 3.548 in 2012 to 4.338 in 2013! It has moved up further in rank from number 19 to 13 out of 121 journals in the section 'radiology, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging', and is again the No. 1 general radiological journal in Europe.

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European Radiology collectors' issues: science with style!

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