Interactivity creates a buzz in acute abdomen sessionMarch 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Which modality do you think comes with highest radiation exposure? That was the first question posed at yesterday's interactive teaching session E3 220 on acute abdominal inflammatory disorders. Delegates paused to watch the yellow countdown bar, as speaker Dr. Christian Hohl waited for an answer.
Osteoporosis takes center stage on day 1March 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Correct diagnosis of osteoporosis is fundamental to identifying patients who require treatment and are at risk of complications. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry continues to prove itself as the heavyweight tool for both diagnosis and follow-up.
Researchers grapple with aortic measurements in cardiac MRIMarch 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Cardiovascular MRI is becoming increasingly appealing in population-based research, but accurate measurement of the diameters of the aorta and pulmonary trunk remains a key difficulty that needs to be addressed, according to participants at yesterday morning's well-attended vascular refresher course.
Data mining of image analysis tools expands informatics applicationsMarch 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Data mining of quantitative measurements made by radiologists when interpreting images is expected to become increasingly important, thanks to the marriage of image analysis tools and reference databases, European Congress of Radiology delegates learned at a refresher course on Thursday.
GE shows Caring MR SuiteMarch 2, 2012 -- GE Healthcare is showcasing its wide-bore, 3-tesla Caring MR Suite in collaboration with PDC Facilities at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.
Toshiba adds AIDR 3D to CT scannersMarch 2, 2012 -- Toshiba Medical Systems Europe is kicking off the addition of its adaptive iterative dose reduction (AIDR) 3D software to its CT scanners at the annual European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.
Philips promotes Imaging 2.0 concept at ECRMarch 2, 2012 -- Philips Healthcare is showcasing several new products at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and promoting the achievements of customers implementing its Imaging 2.0 concept, which it launched in Europe at ECR a year ago.
Paxeramed introduces new PACS at ECRMarch 2, 2012 -- PACS and RIS software developer Paxeramed has introduced a new PACS, the PaxeraView Ultima, at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR).