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Radiomics help detect which lung nodules are invasive

Radiomics help detect which lung nodules are invasive

When facing a lung nodule, it is always difficult to predict if it will turn into an aggressive tumor or remain indolent. Radiomics may help you! Article: The predictive value of CT-based radiomics in differentiating indolent from invasive lung adenocarcinoma in...
A new tool for the characterization of spine fractures

A new tool for the characterization of spine fractures

This simple acquisition, evaluating the amount of fat, is another quick and easy method that helps solve the conundrum of spinal fractures: benign or malignant? Article: Proton density fat fraction (PDFF) MR imaging for differentiation of acute benign and neoplastic...
Copper-containing contraceptives are MR-friendly

Copper-containing contraceptives are MR-friendly

This paper confirms that women with such contraceptives can safely enter MR, and that the image quality is not altered. With CT, some artefacts may appear. Article: Risk assessment of copper-containing contraceptives: the impact for women with implanted intrauterine...
Bone marrow: the return of (Dual Energy) CT

Bone marrow: the return of (Dual Energy) CT

This meta-analysis shows how dual energy can detect bone marrow edema with excellent sensitivity and specificity. Article: Diagnostic performance of dual-energy CT for the detection of bone marrow oedema: a systematic review and meta-analysis Authors: Chong Hyun Suh,...
Do you know the scab-like sign?

Do you know the scab-like sign?

In patients with pulmonary aspergillosis, there is a high risk of haemorrhage. When this happens in the cavitary lesion, its wall shows lobulated thickening corresponding to fibrino-purulent material or to blood crust, therefore indicating a higher risk for...
PET-MRI for cardiac imaging: statement from the ESCR and the EANM

PET-MRI for cardiac imaging: statement from the ESCR and the EANM

PET-MRI is growing and associates two modalities with a strong input for cardiac imaging. Still, these machines are not available everywhere; however it is important to understand the rationale for its dissemination.   Article: Hybrid cardiac imaging using...
ESR Journals Editors’ round table

ESR Journals Editors’ round table

The Editors in Chief of our ESR Journals got together for a very special video shoot last month. Would you like to see more than just this sneak peek and find out what they were up to? Stay tuned for more information to come in the next weeks! Pictured from left to...