Video from ECR 2023: Marie-Pierre Revel on lung cancer screening
March 4, 2023 -- VIENNA - CT lung cancer screening is gradually being introduced across much of Europe. We caught up with thoracic imaging specialist Marie-Pierre Revel, PhD, from Paris and asked her about the current and future status of screening and the growing role of artificial intelligence. Read More
CT image training improves radiographers' COVID-19 diagnosis accuracy
March 4, 2023 -- VIENNA - Radiographers' ability to accurately identify COVID-19 pneumonia can be improved by almost 15% through reviewing computer-based training sets of CT images, according to research presented at the ECR meeting. Read More
Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT shows promise for breast biopsy
March 2, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT imaging could serve as an alternative to MRI guidance when it comes to vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, suggest findings presented March 1 at ECR 2023. Read More
Researchers sing PCCT's praises
March 2, 2023 -- VIENNA - ECR 2023 kicked off with high enthusiasm for photon-counting CT (PCCT) as researchers shared data about the technology's benefits. Read More
PCCT: Is it a game changer?
March 1, 2023 -- VIENNA - Is photon-counting CT (PCCT) a game changer in the medical imaging field or an instance of incremental progress in the modality? Read More
Virtual reality and postmortem imaging bring crime scenes 'to life'
March 1, 2023 -- How do the Swiss use postmortem imaging? What technology being used in the courtroom? Leading expert Dr. Michael Thali, who is participating in the "Radiology of the Afterlife" course at ECR 2023, speaks about the Zurich approach and new trends in virtopsy. Read More
Sustainability and green radiology emerge as hot topics at ECR 2023
February 28, 2023 -- Imaging's role in fighting climate change will come under the spotlight at ECR 2023. Ahead of the congress, keynote speaker Dr. Sarah Sheard discusses the environmental evidence and data and gives practical tips on how to reduce carbon emissions. Read More
How effective are AI tools for assessing body composition on CT?
February 23, 2023 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) tools for assessing body composition on CT appear to produce highly accurate technical results, according to research published February 22 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Technology trends at ECR 2023: What can you expect in Vienna?
February 21, 2023 -- Central themes at ECR 2023 look set to be efficiency gains and workforce challenges, particularly radiologist burnout, skills shortages, and sustainability. That's the view of market analysts at Signify Research, who have assessed the state of play in Europe ahead of the congress. Read More
CCTA-derived radiomics model detects plaque linked to cardiac events
February 15, 2023 -- Researchers have developed a radiomics model using coronary CT angiography (CCTA) features that can identify plaques linked to increased risk for future adverse cardiac outcomes. Read More