Uncertainty remains over MRI's clinical role in breast imaging March 4, 2011 -- MRI can be of value for detecting cancer recurrence in the treated breast, but it continues to arouse controversy when it comes to other indications. Radiologists need to understand the indications for breast MRI and be aware of its advantages and limitations, especially in high-risk cases.
BI-RADS 3 arouses controversy, poses management challenges March 4, 2011 -- For breast lesions, BI-RADS 3 allows the possibility of a "wait and see" approach instead of immediate biopsy. Given the growing number of incidental benign findings during screening and clinical breast imaging, this can be a key benefit. But the category also poses management challenges.
Agfa highlights CR, DR offerings at ECR March 4, 2011 -- Agfa HealthCare has launched a new family of entry-level computed radiography devices at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna.
OR Technology debuts dicomPACS DX-R 2.0 March 4, 2011 -- German image processing and PACS firm OR Technology has launched a new version of its dicomPACS DX-R x-ray acquisition software at this week's European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.
Consensus grows for switch from fluoroscopy to MRI in pelvic floor imaging March 4, 2011 -- After years of using conventional fluoroscopic evacuation proctography, radiologists at London's University College Hospital have switched entirely to MR proctography for imaging the pelvic floor. The clinical rational behind the change was the focus of a European Congress of Radiology session Friday.
BK Medical launches US unit at ECR March 4, 2011 -- Analogic subsidiary BK Medical has debuted a new ultrasound system at this year's European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna.
Molecular imaging is advancing, but still faces hurdles March 3, 2011 -- VIENNA - Molecular imaging has become more reality than dream, but several obstacles remain before its potential in personalized medicine can be fully realized, according to a presentation Thursday at the European Congress of Radiology.