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Is US-guided biopsy of thyroid nodules a safe procedure?

In this meta-analysis, the authors evaluated the incidence of complications within this extremely common procedure. There are complications; however, the rate is very low and we can consider it to be a very safe procedure. Article: Complications following...

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Best practice recommendations for glioma imaging

Based on a large survey conducted in Europe, the authors elaborate on recommendations for relevant MRI protocol in patients with glioma, including basic and advanced techniques. This paper is dedicated to the whole imaging community in order to adapt a standard...

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Dense breast: tomosynthesis vs MRI. And the winner is…

Dense breast is a challenge for the radiologist and especially for mammography. Can breast tomosynthesis reach the accuracy of MRI? In this study, the authors conclude that MRI may still be ahead for diagnostic performance. Article: The role of breast tomosynthesis in...

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Guidelines for reporting on uterine leiomyoma

Standardizing analysis and reporting of MRI in patients with leiomyoma is important, given the extremely high prevalence and wide spectrum of treatment options. Nowadays, MRI is the pivotal examination for the work-up. Article: European Society of Urogenital Radiology...

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Non-contrast cardiac CT: much more than only calcium scoring!

This paper shows that we can extract a lot of information from plain cardiac CT. While calcium scoring is an obvious result, it is also possible to learn the amount of epicardial fat, an increasingly recognized prognostic factor of cardiac events, appearance of lungs,...

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How should we measure IPMN for an optimal follow-up?

IPMN is very common and most patients are only followed-up with an MRI. This study shows that simple manual evaluation in the axial plane is reliable and reproducible. Key points: MRI measurements by different radiologists can be used for IPMN follow-up. Both diameter...

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All you need to know about data sharing

There is an expected advantage sharing imaging data, allowing studies based on larger multicentric samples. There are technical solutions to that, and this will probably become a standard for research. Radiologists should be organized in order to increase...

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Whole body CT with only 1.5 mSv detects osteolytic lesions

Whole body CT with only 1.5 mSv detects osteolytic lesions Very low-dose CT examinations can be achieved with low kV and tin filtering, reaching a total dose of 1.5 mSv for this whole-body examination. CT can now become a routine tool to detect and follow-up...

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