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Radiomics studies: Let’s improve!

As with any emerging field, reporting of radiomics suffers from many methodological inconsistencies. This article provides important recommendations to improve future works, preferably from the very beginning of the experiment. Article: Quality of science and...

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Latest articles on COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Chest CT and RT-PCR: radiologists’ experience in the diagnosis of COVID-19 in China In this letter to the Editor, the authors report on their first-hand experience in dealing with COVID-19 in China, highlighting the crucial role of chest CT in...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Closing the gender gap in radiology

Women account for fewer than half of radiology roles in academia and private practice, adding to the issue of gender inequality within the discipline. Proactive measures need to be taken in order to increase representation of women in academic and leadership roles....

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Contrast–enhanced mammography: Is a single view enough?

Contrast-enhanced mammography is developing as an alternative to MRI in some situations. However, in order to decrease the radiation dose, the question is if we can perform only a single view instead of a double view. From this cohort, the answer is not positive. Tip:...

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