Thales launches new DR detectors at ECR March 5, 2012 -- VIENNA - Digital x-ray developer Thales Group has launched two new digital radiography (DR) flat-panel detectors at this week's European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
GE promotes ECR CT contrast media study March 5, 2012 -- GE Healthcare is touting a French study in which an abdominal CT scanning protocol used less radiation dose and less contrast agent. Results were presented at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna.
TeraRecon shows updated iNtuition at ECR March 5, 2012 -- Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon has released version 4.4.7 of its iNtuition enterprise image management software, with enhanced support for interoperability and quantitative imaging, at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna.
Riverain debuts new software at ECR March 5, 2012 -- Computer-aided detection software developer Riverain Technologies debuted its ClearRead Compare temporal comparison software in Vienna at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
Diagnostic reference levels outdated in Irish Republic March 4, 2012 -- VIENNA - Radiation dose is always a concern, and diagnostic reference levels are helpful in keeping dose in check; however, some places such as the Republic of Ireland are working with outdated guidelines that need to be updated, according to a presentation on Sunday at the European Congress of Radiology. Discuss
Switching to digital mammo increases recall rate, study finds March 4, 2012 -- VIENNA - A low recall rate in combination with the introduction of digital mammography affects the balance between recall rate and detection rate, which can influence breast cancer care and the associated costs, according to a session at the European Congress of Radiology. Discuss
Atherosclerosis markers can unravel paradox of Churchill et al March 4, 2012 -- VIENNA - Winston Churchill smoked heavily and was overweight, yet he lived to the age of 90. Others live healthily and die well before 60. Emerging techniques for diagnosing atherosclerosis promise to explain this apparent contradiction and make medicine more patient-specific. Discuss