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A new method for breast imaging?

Optoacoustic imaging is a new modality that combines ultrasound and laser light provides improved insight into molecular characteristics of breast cancer. Article: Optoacoustic imaging of the breast: correlation with histopathology and histopathologic biomarkers...

Liver elastography: MR vs US

Several methods are available to detect and evaluate liver fibrosis non-invasively. This prospective study points out the advantages of MR elastography. Article: Prospective comparison of transient, point shear wave, and magnetic resonance elastography for staging...

Infection of bone and joint prosthetic material: an imaging challenge

Bone and prosthetic joint infection is one of the most feared adverse events. A multidisciplinary group defined a strategy in order to ensure its early management. Article: Diagnosis of peripheral bone and prosthetic joint infections: overview on the consensus...

Further imaging tools for aortic acute syndrome

Prediction of aortic acute syndrome improves with the use of modern imaging. This may greatly help when making a decision on surgery. Article: Predictive imaging for thoracic aortic dissection and rupture: moving beyond diameters Authors: Bouke P. Adriaans, Joachim E....

Placental imaging: a useful new horizon

Placenta accreta is more and more common and has potentially harmful consequences. Two societies joined efforts to provide recommendations for relevant and standardized reports. Article: Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) and European Society of Urogenital Radiology...

ESR and ERS promote organized lung cancer screening

Experts are convinced that patients will benefit from early diagnosis and screening will significantly reduce the mortality of the #1 cancer worldwide. They advocate that professional and patient organizations raise public awareness. Article: ESR/ERS statement paper...