ECR 2014 News
ECR 2014 attendance stays level at 20K
March 25, 2014 -- Attendance at ECR 2014 was largely at the same level as the 2013 congress, just above 20,000 total attendees, but there was significant growth in registration for live streaming video, according to official figures released by the European Society of Radiology.
Top tips from Adrian Dixon on brushing up your CV
March 12, 2014 -- VIENNA - Seeking advice on CVs and job interviews? Who better to ask than Dr. Adrian Dixon, long-serĀ­ving Cambridge professor and dedicated teacher, researcher, and mentor, as well as former editor in chief of European Radiology.
Samsung debuts ultrasound scanner at ECR 2014
March 12, 2014 -- Samsung introduced a new premium radiology ultrasound scanner this week at ECR 2014, as well as a new floor-mounted digital radiography (DR) system.
Hitachi Aloka makes ECR launch of Arietta scanners
March 12, 2014 -- Hitachi Aloka Medical launched its new Arietta line of ultrasound scanners at this week's ECR 2014.
Planning for ECR 2015 gets underway
March 12, 2014 -- Next year's ECR 2015 is still 12 months away, but Dr. Bernd Hamm of Berlin is already planning how he will lead the event as its president.
New BI-RADS uncouples assessment and management
March 11, 2014 -- VIENNA - The fifth edition of the BI-RADS atlas has been released, and while there have been several changes, perhaps the most important is the uncoupling of the assessment category and management recommendation, according to presenters at an ECR 2014 session on Sunday afternoon.
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Maximilian Reiser on European Radiology
March 11, 2014 -- VIENNA - Dr. Maximilian Reiser discusses the current challenges facing European Radiology and future plans for the journal with AuntMinnieEurope.com Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward at ECR 2014.
Heart rate jumps with CT contrast agent
March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Faster heart rates are the last thing radiologists want with coronary CT angiography. But that's apparently what they get when using a contrast agent with a slightly higher iodine concentration, according to a Monday presentation at ECR 2014.
Study finds PET/CT can help diagnose CUP syndrome
March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - FDG-PET/CT can identify a possible primary tumor in patients with carcinoma with unknown primary tumor (CUP) syndrome at a rate comparable to that found in autopsy studies, German researchers reported on Monday at ECR 2014.
Population-based whole-body MRI finds serious disease
March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Whole-body MRI screening is safe and accurate for detecting serious pathology in the asymptomatic general population -- especially in patients older than 50, according to a study presented on Sunday at ECR 2014. A few findings were more prevalent than expected in individuals younger than 50.