ECR 2014 News
Volpara rolls out breast density software
March 7, 2014 -- Volpara Solutions launched its VolparaAnalytics and VolparaDose software at ECR 2014.
Guerbet launches FlowSens contrast injection system
March 7, 2014 -- Guerbet has released its new FlowSens contrast injection system for use in CT scans.
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Georg Bongartz on the growing issue of turf battles
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - Dr. Georg Bongartz, head of general radiology at University Hospital Basel in Switzerland, discusses how radiologists should respond to the growing issue of turf battles with other medical specialties at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2014: ESR president on EuroSafe Imaging
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The official launch of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) EuroSafe Imaging campaign took place on the opening day of ECR 2014. But why did the ESR choose now for the launch? And why is the campaign necessary? ESR President Dr. Guy Frija reveals all to Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward.  Discuss
iPad offers promise for mobile assessment of acute GI bleeding
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - An iPad can be an effective tool for reading CT angiography studies in patients suspected of having acute gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, according to a presentation from Italian researchers on Thursday at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Ukrainian, Russian radiologists still friendly despite crisis
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The political situation in Ukraine has had no bearing on ECR 2014, according to both the ECR president and the president of the European Society of Radiology. This is particularly potent as this year's ECR focuses on Russia and has a Russian president.  Discuss
Siemens launches Somatom Scope CT scanner at ECR 2014
March 6, 2014 -- At this week's ECR in Vienna, German multimodality vendor Siemens Healthcare is launching a new 16-slice economy-level CT scanner, called Somatom Scope, that's designed to minimize operating costs.  Discuss
ESR's EuroSafe Imaging campaign promotes radiation protection
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The mission of EuroSafe Imaging is to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Europe is unique and has the potential for coordinated radiation safety actions in medical imaging, according to Madan Rehani, PhD, director of radiation protection for the European Society of Radiology (ESR).  Discuss
Austria launches nationwide breast cancer detection program
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The Austrian Roentgen Society can look back to a successful year with various positive developments. The most important radiology initiative in Austria last year, however, was the planning and launch of the Austrian Breast Cancer Early Detection Programme, notes Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger of the Medical University of Graz.  Discuss
'Get clinical' to tackle growing threat posed by turf battles
March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - Besides nonradiologists taking a greater share of imaging, complacency among radiologists themselves poses a significant threat to the profession, according to Dr. Georg Bongartz, from the University Hospital of Basel in Switzerland. At ECR 2014, he is a speaker at today's Professional Challenges session about opportunities and threats.  Discuss