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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

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?

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...

What is grating-interferometry mammography?

This article explains the principle of grating-interferometry mammography. This can be obtained through the modification of a standard mammography device. The dose is unchanged. It provides different and additional information when compared with mammography. Article:...

Imaging the placenta: a new frontier?

Detection of invasive placenta is important as it necessitates special attention and treatment. A combination of US (anterior placenta) and MRI (posterior placenta) allows for reliable detection and staging. Article: Identification of suspicious invasive placentation...

Improving your report on US of varicoceles

Varicoceles are very common and sometimes not properly reported. Nonetheless, US examination allows for going much further than detection. The ESUR group provides useful hints for better reports. Article: Ultrasound evaluation of varicoceles: guidelines and...