Radiology trainees get to grips with emergencies March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Emergency radiology (ER) in the night shift can be a tricky setting for radiologists of all ages and experience, but it is particularly difficult for beginners in the specialty. Speakers at the Radiology Trainees Forum on Sunday shared some advice on emergency imaging with attendees at ECR 2014. Discuss
Eurasian Radiology Initiative makes continued progress March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - The second official meeting of the Eurasian Radiology Initiative took place on Sunday at ECR 2014. The goal of the project is to establish a multinational radiological association in a geographical area with great potential to exchange experience and knowledge, but which still lacks a regional society. Discuss
Parizel takes ECR delegates on cerebral journey of discovery and hope March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Emerging functional MRI, diffusion tensor imaging, and diffusion kurtosis imaging can provide a better understanding of the microstructure and function of the brain, and help to elucidate some of the mechanisms involved in neuroplasticity, explained Dr. Paul Parizel in the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture at ECR 2014. Discuss
Diagnosing chronic back pain: More than just looking at images March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Chronic low back pain is the most common cause of disability between the ages of 45 and 65, which means that it is something radiologists will have to deal with during their careers. When they do, they should be able to read films properly, according to presenters of a Refresher Course at ECR 2014. Discuss
Serbia 'comes home' as its contribution gets official recognition March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Serbian radiologists have warmly welcomed the chance for greater visibility at the ECR and in European radiology at large -- visibility which until recently has been lacking, despite the country's scientific contribution to the discipline. Saturday's "ESR meets Serbia" session brought Serbian radiology into sharper focus. Discuss
Canon makes IT entry at ECR 2014 March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Canon Europe made its entry into the healthcare informatics market this week at ECR 2014 with the launch of PACS, RIS, and quality assurance software.