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Cranial arterio-venous shunts: the role of 4D-CTA

Cranial arterio-venous shunts: the role of 4D-CTA

This prospective study compared 4D-CTA and DSA for the detection or arterio-venous shunts and found that CTA was able to replace DSA as the first work-up modality. Article: High sensitivity and specificity of 4D-CTA in the detection of cranial arteriovenous shunts...
Analysis of patient complaints

Analysis of patient complaints

Collecting patients’ complaints is an important issue and a major marker of quality. This is the best way to improve daily practice, even if, in this center, complaints have not increased in number over 9 years. Article: Patient complaints in radiology: 9-year...
Prostate cancer: Is there a benefit of computed high b-values?

Prostate cancer: Is there a benefit of computed high b-values?

High b-values can be calculated from data collected with lower b-values. The benefit is a shorter acquisition and optimal contrast-to-noise ratio. However, do these virtual images really compete with native high b-values? Tip: Read more about prostate cancer here and...
Liver fat fraction evaluated by MRI: a meta-analysis

Liver fat fraction evaluated by MRI: a meta-analysis

Fat fraction became the standard for detection and quantification of liver steatosis. This is true for trials, but also for daily practice. Article: Diagnostic accuracy of hepatic proton density fat fraction measured by magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation of...
Early diagnosis of dementia with MRI

Early diagnosis of dementia with MRI

Microstructural changes in the white matter can be helpful for early detection and characterization of different subtypes of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Article: Exploring quantitative group-wise differentiation of Alzheimer’s disease and behavioural...
How should we do and report pre-TAVI/TAVR CT/MRI examinations?

How should we do and report pre-TAVI/TAVR CT/MRI examinations?

This increasingly successful method for percutaneous valve repair comes with the necessity of very precise and detailed analysis in order to plan the implant position. This can be achieved by CT and/or MRI. The European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology provides...