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Can DECT predict the future?

Dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) can be used to differentiate between haemorrhage and blood-brain barrier (BBB) disruption after intraarterial recanalisation (IAR). This study evaluates if DECT can be used to predict future infarction development. Key Points: •...

Ultra-high-field MRI in cervical cancer imaging

High-resolution T2-weighted cervical cancer imaging on an ultra-high-field 7.0-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system using an endorectal antenna of 4.7-mm thickness was examined to find out how feasible this technique is. Key Points: • High resolution T2-weighted...

Crohn’s disease: MRI texture analysis

The authors investigate if MRI texture analysis (MRTA) of T2-weighted images in Crohn’s disease can provide useful information on histological and MRI disease activity in patients undergoing ileal resection. Key Points: • MR texture analysis features may be associated...

The efficacy of contrast-enhanced spectral mammography

One hundred and ninety-nine consecutive cases from the Dutch breast cancer screening programme, eligible for CESM, were viewed by ten radiologists with different levels of experience.  The soundness of preliminary results of CESM was examined. Key Points • CESM is...

What’s the clinical significance of pneumatosis intestinalis?

MDCT examinations of emergency patients were assessed in order to evaluate the clinical significance of pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) and its influence on treatment and outcome. PI extension, distribution and possibly associated porto-mesenteric venous gas (PMVG) were...