Microwave ablation effective in treating thyroid microcarcinoma
March 8, 2023 -- Microwave ablation can effectively treat papillary thyroid microcarcinoma using ultrasound to identify capsular invasion -- an approach which has been typically avoided due to safety concerns, suggest findings published March 7 in Radiology. 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
Initial results for SOLUS trial presented at ECR
March 4, 2023 -- Results from a trial showing a multimodal tomographic system could improve breast cancer diagnosis were presented March 2 at ECR 2023. Read More
ECR: SMI with elastography shows promise, still lower than TI-RADS
March 3, 2023 -- Superb microvascular imaging (SMI) with elastosonography may not be as valuable as standard TI-RADS, but it does hold some potential, according to findings presented March 1 at ECR 2023. Read More
Ultrasound ablation improves motor function in Parkinson's disease patients
March 1, 2023 -- Ultrasound ablation potentially improves motor function and reduces dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease, according to research published February 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
Ultrasound renal denervation helps reduce blood pressure
February 28, 2023 -- Renal denervation via ultrasound can reduce daytime ambulatory systolic blood pressure when antihypertensive medications aren't available, suggest findings from a French study published February 28 in JAMA. 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
Contrast helps with echocardiography for aortic valve surgery
February 24, 2023 -- A contrast agent should be used to improve the Doppler profile on echocardiography and more accurately measure aortic valve areas for surgical aortic valve replacement, suggests a new study in the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 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