Preliminary results for BISUCO trial shown at ECR
March 2, 2023 -- Preliminary results for the Biopsy and Surgery Correlation (BISUCO) trial, shown March 1 at ECR 2023, suggest that vacuum-assisted biopsy guided by breast MRI is promising in successfully deescalating breast cancer treatment. Read More
United unveils 5T MRI scanner at ECR 2023
March 1, 2023 -- VIENNA - United Imaging is featuring a new 5-tesla whole-body MRI scanner and artificial intelligence (AI) technology in its maiden appearance at the ECR. 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
7-minute MRI scan becomes viable option in acute stroke
March 1, 2023 -- A 7-minute MRI protocol can now play a central role in the clinical management of acute ischemic stroke patients, award-winning researchers have reported at ECR 2023. 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
Millions missed cancer screenings in 2nd year of COVID-19 pandemic
February 27, 2023 -- Millions of people in the U.S. missed cancer screening appointments during the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to findings published February 23 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Read More
Freestanding MRI makes cardiac stress testing accessible
February 23, 2023 -- For the past 30 years, assessing cardiac health with MRI has been limited to large academic centers -- due to the complexity of the technology and the skill needed to create diagnostic-quality images. This reality has slowed its growth. Read More
Incidental findings on fetal MRI mostly not of concern
February 22, 2023 -- Incidental maternal findings are common on fetal MRI exams but only rarely require follow-up, workup, or management, according to research published online February 16 in Clinical Radiology. 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
Short MRI with DWI improves accuracy in diagnosing breast cancer
February 21, 2023 -- BI-RADS analysis based on a short MRI protocol plus diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) improves diagnostic accuracy of breast cancer diagnosis and may help women avoid unnecessary biopsy, a study published February 15 in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging suggests. Read More