Big crowds return to Vienna for first March ECR for 4 years
March 14, 2023 -- Official figures released by the European Society of Radiology show that 17,262 participants from 122 countries attended ECR 2023. This represents a rise of 14% compared with last year, but it is still a much lower figure than was recorded in 2019. Read More
Study confirms that vaccines reduce the severity of omicron COVID-19
March 8, 2023 -- Vaccines are effective for reducing the severity of the omicron variant of COVID-19, according to a study published March 7 in Radiology. Read More
Reporting errors come under close scrutiny at ECR 2023
March 8, 2023 -- The most effective way to not make mistakes at work is to stay at home and do no work. That's the (ironic) view of ECR 2023 President Dr. Adrian Brady, who spoke at a special session about errors held on March 4. Read More
CTPA shows that patients with omicron COVID-19 are at higher PE risk
March 7, 2023 -- CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) shows that omicron COVID-19 increases patients' risk of pulmonary embolism (PE), according to research presented on March 5 at the ECR meeting in Vienna. Read More
Can dual-layer CT be an alternative to MRI in breast cancer staging?
March 7, 2023 -- Dual-layer CT with high-contrast images demonstrates potential as a useful method for preoperative staging of breast cancer, according to research presented March 4 at ECR 2023 in Vienna. Read More
Video from ECR 2023: Thomas Ruder on forensic imaging
March 6, 2023 -- VIENNA - What does the work of a forensic radiologist involve? How can you become established in this area, and how do you avoid burnout? Dr. Thomas Ruder from Bern, Switzerland, provides insight into the world of forensic imaging and shares his experiences. Read More
PCCT cuts CCTA radiation dose by more than a third
March 6, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) reduces radiation dose for coronary CT angiography (CCTA) exams compared with dual-source CT by more than a third, according to research presented at the recent ECR in Vienna. Read More
GE HealthCare offers experiences, upgrades at ECR 2023
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - GE HealthCare showcased a range of new imaging hardware and software, as well as new "immersive experiences" in its first time participating in an ECR as an independent public traded company. Read More
AI, workflow take center stage for Philips at ECR
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - Enhancements in its portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) and imaging informatics software were among the featured technologies on display for Philips at ECR 2023. Read More
What role does MRI have to play in diagnosis of acute stroke?
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - CT has long been the go-to modality for the diagnosis of acute stroke, and its benefits are many. But MRI shows promise as an effective alternative, according to a presentation delivered on March 1 at the ECR 2023. Read More