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Reply to Letter to the Editor: Targeted and non-targeted liver biopsies actually carry the same risk of ‘severe complication’

We thank our esteemed colleagues for their valuable comment. Our study aimed at reappraising the rate of and the risk factors for complications of percutaneous ultrasound-guided liver biopsy, comparing targeted and non-targeted biopsies [1]. We concluded that,...

Letter to the Editor: “Targeted and non-targeted liver biopsies carry the same risk of complication”

Dear Editor, We have read with great interest the publication by Maheux A et al [1] regarding the complication rates of targeted and non-targeted liver biopsies. The authors, in contrast to most previous studies [2, 3], conclude that there is no significant difference...

Letter to the Editor: “Observer variability for Lung-RADS categorisation of lung cancer screening CTs: impact on patient management”

Dear Editor, We had read carefully the paper from doctors  Sarah J. van Riel, Colin Jacobs, Ernst Th. Scholten, Rianne Wittenberg, Mathilde M. Winkler Wille, Bartjan de Hoop, Ralf Sprengers, Onno M. Mets, Bram Geurts and Mathias Prokop, Observer variability for...

Reply to Letter to the Editor: Age Assessment by Demirjian’s development stages of the third molar: a systematic review.

To the Editor, Thank you for the opportunity to reply to the Letter to the Editor by Roberts, McDonald and Lucas about our systematic review: “Age assessment by Demirjian’s development stages of the third molar: a systematic review” in European Radiology 2018 [1]. In...

Letter to the Editor: Age Assessment by Demirjian’s development stages of the third molar: a systematic review.

Dear Editor, We read with concern the systematic review of the above title. After reflecting on the content of the review we arrived at the conclusion that the review, by limiting itself to Tooth Development Stages (TDS) described by Arto Demirjian [1] is too limited...

Letter to the Editor: “Clivopalate angle: a new diagnostic method for basilar invagination at magnetic resonance imaging”.

Dear Dr. Y. Menu, Editor-in-Chief of the European Radiology, With interest, we had the honor to read the paper by Lichao Ma et al titled “Clivopalate angle: a new diagnostic method for basilar invagination at magnetic resonance imaging”, recently published in European...

Reply to Letter to the Editor: “Computer-aided diagnosis system for thyroid nodules on ultrasonography: diagnostic performance and reproducibility based on the experience level of operators”

We thank Dr Rojas-Rojas and colleagues for their comments on our recent article [1]. As they commented, we only used still images for the evaluation and cine loops were not used in this study. Since an experienced radiologist recorded still images of the each nodule...

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As the family of radiologists is steadily growing, it is becoming more and more important for the community of experts to keep track of the exciting new research their colleagues conduct in other parts of the world.

Without doubt, English today is the lingua franca of science, but it is also true that a majority of scientists do not speak English as their mother tongue. Reading research articles in their mother tongue makes it easier for scientists to concentrate on the scientific message rather than on the foreign language.

Tenemos el placer de presentarles los resúmenes, puntos y palabras clave de los artículos publicados en European Radiology en español. Queremos ofrecer este servicio a la comunidad científica hispanohablante, y esperamos que les facilite la selección de artículos interesantes. Las traducciones se han realizado minuciosamente por radiólogos con excelentes conocimientos del español y el inglés, coordinadas y editadas por el Dr Antonio López Rueda (Murcia/ES).

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