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COPD: better pulmonary function after VTP

This study investigates the changes of respiratory function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with single dorsal osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) when treated with vertebroplasty (VTP).

Key Points:
  • Osteoporosis is a major comorbidity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients.
  • Pain due to osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures worsens respiratory failure in COPD.
  • Vertebroplasty improves ventilatory impairment in ...
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Aggressive: prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma

This retrospective study performed on patients who underwent preoperative MRI and prostatectomy, showed that this aggressive tumour variant remains unrecognized and resembles a Gleason score 6 tumour on T2 weighted MRI.

Key Points:

  • Prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma is aggressive, resembling endometrial carcinoma at histopathology.
  • Prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma resembles Gleason score 6 tumour at T2-weighted MRI.
  • MRI grading may underestimate ductal adenocarcinoma based on increased ...
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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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