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2020

The 31st year of Rinckside

Speech is silver, but silence is golden.
Vol. 31,6 | 28 September 2020 | AME – 29 September 2020.

Congresses – a feel­ing of un­cer­tain­ty.
(II) A case in point: ECR and the Corona fallout.

Vol. 31,5 | 6 July 2020 | AME – 7 July 2020.

Congresses – a feel­ing of un­cer­tain­ty.
(I) The case of ECR.

Vol. 31,4 | 6 July 2020.

Will the Corona crisis clean up health care?
Vol. 31,3 | 29 April 2020 | AME – 12 May 2020.

The great data garbage heap.
Vol. 31,2 | 27 March 2020 | AME – 13 April 2020.

Safety first or last?
Vol. 31,1 | 8 January 2020 | AME – 9 January 2020.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Safety of Patients and Personnel.
Vol. 31,S1 | "Special Supplement" courtesy of TRTF.
Offprint from: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. A Critical Introduction. 2018/2020.

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Vol30

2019

The prime minister's wife builds a new hospital.
Vol. 30,6 | 15 July 2019 | AME – 7 August 2019.

Artificial intelligence meets va­li­di­ty.
Vol. 30,5 | 15 June 2019 | AME – 24 July 2019.

At the crossroads: MR contrast agents.
Vol. 30,4 | 30 May 2019 | AME – 7 July 2019.

MR Imaging: Quo Vadis?
Vol. 30,3 | 15 May 2019 | AME – part 1: 22 May 2019; part 2: 28 May 2019.

Getting ready for ECR.
Vol. 30,2 | 25 February 2019 | AME.

Radiologists: To see and not to be seen.
Vol. 30,1 | 25 January 2019 | AME.

An Excursion into the History of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Vol. 30,S1 | "Special Supplement" courtesy of TRTF.
Offprint from: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. A Critical Introduction. 2018/2020.

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Vol29

2018

Will artificial intelligence increase costs of me­di­cal imag­ing?
Vol. 29,6 | 21 November 2018 | AME.

Some reflections on artificial in­tel­li­gen­ce in me­di­cine.
Vol. 29,5 | 26 September 2018 | AME.

The dilution and demise of human expertise.
Vol. 29,4 | 4 July 2018. | AME.

German newspapers and the gadolinium controversy.
Vol. 29,3 | 18 April 2018 | AME.

Some side effects of the great gadolinium scare.
Vol. 29,2 | 14 February 2018 | AME.

Mapping the biological world.
Vol. 29,1 | 19 November 2017 | AME. 29 January 2018.

Research and Science: From Individuals to Societies – Alexander von Humboldt in Spain.
Vol. 30,S1 | "Special Supplement" courtesy of "A Small Café."
A Small Café. September 2018.

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Vol27

2016

Debacles mar “Big Science” and fMRI research.
Vol. 27,7 | 15 November 2016 | AME.

MR safety update:
Why we may not need a 20-Tesla MRI machine.

Vol. 27,6 | 21 September 2016 | AME.

Newspeak in radiology.
Vol. 27,5 | 15 August 2016 | AME.

Smartphones don't upgrade your brain.
Vol. 27,4 | 21 July 2016 | AME.

Datarrhea – the great data revolution.
Vol. 27,3 | 8 June 2016 | AME.

Science publishers – the beginning of the end?
Vol. 27,2 | 28 April 2016 | AME.

Adding fuel to the flames: Gadolinium – the German follow-up.
Vol. 27,1 | 22 March 2016 | AME.

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Vol26

2015

Gadolinium – will anybody learn from the debacle?
Vol. 26,9 | 9 December 2015 | AME.

The calamity of medical and radiological publications.
Vol. 26,8 | 21 October 2015 | AME.

An expensive dilemma: Tablets versus textbooks.
Vol. 26,7 | 7 September 2015 | AME.

Max Factor – for the beauty of your curriculum vitae.
Vol. 26,6 | 17 July 2015 | AME.

MR fingerprinting returns to radiology – and hopefully disappears again.
Vol. 26,5 | 4 June 2015 | AME.

Functional charlatans.
Vol. 26,4 | 7 April 2015 | AME.

Does ECR increase patient survival rate?
Vol. 26,3 | 4 March 2015 | AME.

Relaxing times for cardiologists.
Vol. 26,2 | 25 February 2015 | AME.

Address the backlog issue or you will sink.
Vol. 26,1 | 7 January 2015 | AME.

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Vol25

2014

What makes an imaging department tick? Or: How to be loved.
Vol. 25,8 | 12 November 2014 | AME.

Have you read the best medical paper of the year?
Vol. 25,7 | 24 September 2014 | AME.

Statistics plain and simple: Is there such a thing?
Vol. 25,6 | 30 July 2014 | AME.

Claustrophobia, MRI and the human factor.
Vol. 25,5 | 2 July 2014 | AME.

ISMRM: Indignation in Milan.
Vol. 25,4 | 21 May 2014 | AME.

Screening mammography: the sequel.
Vol. 25,3 | 30 April 2014 | AME.

A new paradigm for medical papers? Or: Why we need less trash and more substantial papers.
Vol. 25,2 | 4 March 2014 | AME.

Do we really need ethics in radiology?
Vol. 25,1 | 5 February 2014 | AME.

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Vol23

2012

Let's get personal.
Vol. 23,9 | 26 November 2012 | AME.

Total reliance on autopilot is a risk to life.
Vol. 23,8 | 22 October 2012 | AME.

Generation Y and the future of radiology. Or: Is Generation Y outsourcing cerebral activities to smartphones?
Vol. 23,7 | 10 September 2012 | AME.

Europe celebrates the forgotten pioneer of MRI – Dr. Erik Odeblad.
Vol. 23,6 | 19 June 2012 | AME.

Can we learn the art of good leadership?
Vol. 23,5 | 7 May 2012 | AME.

The European Commission strikes again.
Vol. 23,4 | 16 April 2012 | AME.

A dummy's guide to lecturing.
Vol. 23,3 | 3 March 2012 | AME.

From ECR 2012: Is there anything new this year? Or: Austria makes people happy.
Vol. 23,2 | 1 March 2012 | AME.

Smartphones and tablets – the sequel.
Vol. 23,1 | 18 January 2012 | AME.

"Special Supplements" – Smartphones and tablets – the sequel.

 Versione italiana
 Versión en español
 Version française

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Vol22

2011

Are smartphones changing behavior in medical practice?
Vol. 22,12 | 3 January 2012 | AME.

"Special Supplements" – Are smartphones changing behavior in medical practice?

 Versione italiana
 Versión en español
 Version française

Commercial forces can distort reality in imaging.
Vol. 22,11 | 14 November 2011 | AME.

Let's "scan" the patient. Or: Is it OK to refer to an MR "scan"?
Vol. 22,10 | 24 October 2011 | AME.

CAD as CAD can.
Vol. 22,9 | 19 September 2011 | AME.

Wikipedia: Information you can trust?
Vol. 22,8 | 15 August 2011 | AME.

The jury's still out on airport body scanners.
Vol. 22,7 | 19 July 2011 | AME.

Why 'feminization' of radiology is good news for patients.
Vol. 22,6 | 20 June 2011 | AME.

Everybody suffers from publishers' thirst for quick profits.
Vol. 22,5 | 16 May 2011 | AME.

Rude awakening: Will radiographers eventually take over?
Vol. 22,4 | 19 April 2011 | AME.

The Guttenberg snippets.
Vol. 22,3 | 23 March 2011 | AME.

Handle with care: The radiation debate.
Vol. 22,2 | 9 March 2011 | AME.

Weltfremd is of no value to your patients.
Vol. 22,1 | 2 March 2011 | AME.

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Vol21

2010

Critics line up to pour scorn on impact factor.
Vol. 21,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2010; 26,10: 10-11.

Airport security scanners arouse intense controversy.
Vol. 21,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2010; 26,3: 13-15.

Thirty years take MRI from the cutting edge to sustainability.
Vol. 21,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2010; 26,2: 7,8,14.



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Vol20

2009

Recent events at WHO prove that bigger is not always better.
Vol. 20,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2009; 25, 8: 14,16,39.

From ECR 2009: "The latest results …"
Vol. 20,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Webcasts. 6 March 2009.

From ECR 2009: "Walking down the corridors …"
Vol. 20,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Webcasts. 18 March 2009.



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Vol19

2008

Radiologists meet with heavy collateral damage.
Vol. 19,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2008; 24,6: 19-21.

If it moves, radiologists will want to screen it.
Vol. 19,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2008; 24,5: 12-13, 39.

From ECR 2008: What did you learn in school today?
Vol. 19,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. March 2008.



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Vol18

2007

Quo vadis – where is medical imaging heading?
Vol. 18,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2007; 23,11: 19-20.

Pediatric radiology requires wide skill set.
Vol. 18,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2007; 23,5: 15-17.






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Vol17

2006

MR contrast agents reach 25-year landmark.
Vol. 17,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2006; 22, 9: 17-19.

From ECR 2006: Drive for perfection has potential downside.
Vol. 17,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2006; 22,5: 15-16.






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Vol16

2005

Radiology must regain initiative in research.
Vol. 16,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2005; 21, 12: 10-13.

 Versión en español.
"Special Supplement" – Expanded version in Spanish (pdf)

Functional imaging leads hunt for 'buy' trigger.
Vol. 16,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2005; 21,8: 25-27.

What has really happened in radiology since 1985?
Vol. 16,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2005; 21,4: 17, 20.

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Vol15

2004

Radiology philosophy: Cartesian versus confusion.
Vol. 15,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2004; 20,10: 17-19.

Are radiologists guilty of killing their patients?
Vol. 15,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2004; 20,4: 13-14.

From ECR 2004: More science and love, less fiction.
Vol. 15,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. March 2004.



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Vol14

2003

Researchers must define 'evidence-based'.
Vol. 14,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2003; 19,11: 21,23,47.

From ECR 2003: From EPOS without EROS to L5/S1.
Vol. 14,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. March 2003.







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Vol13

2002

Expertise and judgment ensure turf war success.
Vol. 13,4 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2002; 18,12: 13-14.

New, improved radiology demands better analysis.
Vol. 13,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2002; 18,10: 11-13.

Screening programs must show clear benefits.
Vol. 13,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2002; 18,5: 12-14.

Fundamentals benefit image reading.
Vol. 13,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2002; 18,3: 13-15.

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Vol12

2001

Europe gets entangled in complex language web.
Vol. 12,4 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2001; 17,12: 22-23.

Radiology is a service industry.
Vol. 12,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2001; 17,7: 11-13.

Resist healthcare's black market temptation.
Vol. 12,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2001; 17,5: 21-23.

Beware of fads, fashions, and market-speak.
Vol. 12,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2001; 17,3. 19-20.

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Vol11

2000

Radiologists play god at their own risk.
Vol. 11,4 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2000; 16,10: 13-14.

Bureaucracy and waste tarnish EU grants.
Vol. 11,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2000; 16,10: 23-24.

Politics and medicine make an unhealthy mix.
Vol. 11,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2000; 16,5: 19-20.

Tradenames confuse, bewilder, and amuse.
Vol. 11,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 2000; 16,3: 27-28.

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Vol09

1998

They who teach are brave, not incompetent.
Vol. 9,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1998; 14,9: 21-22.

Perils of being politically correct.
Vol. 9,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1998; 14,3: 21-22.







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Vol08

1997

Facts and figures – fiction and frustrations. Or: Statistics lead to frustration, falsehoods.
Vol. 8,4 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1997; 13,8: 17-18.

From ECR 1997: The European Congress of Radiology – a European success story.
Vol. 8,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1997; 13,7: 17-18.

Time to think again about computers.
Vol. 8,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1997; 13,5: 23-24.

When acronyms cause confusion. Or: Alphabet Soup [with comments from Hamlet].
Vol. 8,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1997; 13,3: 19-21.

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Vol07

1996

Surviving life on the congress treadmill.
Vol. 7,4 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1996; 12,8: 15-19.

The end of abundant times for radiologists?
Vol. 7,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1996; 12,6: 19-20.

Helping means more than a hand-out – radiology in developing countries.
Vol. 7,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1996; 12,4: 17-18.

Radiology and epidemics, new and old.
Vol. 7,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1996; 12,2: 15-16.

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Vol06

1995

Drawbacks of the information autobahn.
Vol. 6,3 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe 1995; 11,8: 16, 49..

News from the ultrasound front: avoiding abuse and overuse of ultrasound.
Vol. 6,2 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1995; 11,4: 15-16..

Do we need so many gadolinium chelates?
Vol. 6,1 | Diagnostic Imaging Europe. 1995; 11,3: 15,54.



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Vol05

1994

Do radiologists have a future?
Vol. 5,4 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1994; 10,6: 19-20.

Publish and you might perish anyway.
Vol. 5,3 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1994; 10,4: 9-10.

Medical ethics and the military.
Vol. 5,2 | Diagnostic Imaging International. 1994; 10,2: 19-20.

Playing with numbers in the health care game.
Vol. 5,1 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1994; 10,1: 7,55.

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Vol04

1993

Why cutting costs is so hard in Europe.
Vol. 4,3 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1993; 9,7: 5,54.

Better training leads to less costly health system.
Vol. 4,2 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1993; 9,5: 5,44.

MR imaging: reimbursement and costs – a European potpourri.
Vol. 4,3 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1993; 9,1: 5,51.



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Vol03

1992

How to purchase an MR machine.
Vol. 3,4 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1992; 8,6: 5-8.

What is behind high costs in medical care?
Vol. 3,3 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1992; 8,5: 7,53.

Beyond the basics: is knowledge power?
Vol. 3,2 | Diagnostic Imaging International 1992; 8,3: 7,48,50

What is normal?
Vol. 3,1 | Hospimedica. 1992; 10,1: 20-22.

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Vol01-2

1990 | 1991

The slow life of clinical spectroscopy.
Vol. 2,3 | Hospimedica 1991; 9,9: 16-18.

The field-strength war.
Vol. 2,2 | Hospimedica 1991; 9,4: 16-18.

Relaxation times blues.
Vol. 2,1 | Hospimedica 1991; 9,3: 16-20.

Magnetic resonance imaging: How it all began
Vol. 1,1 | Hospimedica 1990; latest version: Book chapter, in: Rinck PA: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. BoD, Germany. 2020.

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