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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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Cranial arterio-venous shunts: the role of 4D-CTA

This prospective study compared 4D-CTA and DSA for the detection or arterio-venous shunts and found that CTA was able to replace DSA as the first work-up modality. Article: High sensitivity and specificity of 4D-CTA in the detection of cranial arteriovenous shunts...

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Analysis of patient complaints

Collecting patients’ complaints is an important issue and a major marker of quality. This is the best way to improve daily practice, even if, in this center, complaints have not increased in number over 9 years. Article: Patient complaints in radiology: 9-year...

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Prostate cancer: Is there a benefit of computed high b-values?

High b-values can be calculated from data collected with lower b-values. The benefit is a shorter acquisition and optimal contrast-to-noise ratio. However, do these virtual images really compete with native high b-values? Tip: Read more about prostate cancer here and...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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