ECR 2019 News
Video from ECR 2019: Christiane Kuhl on breast screening
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - Screening of breast cancer with abbreviated MRI is now viable, cost-effective, and ready for clinical use, according to Dr. Christiane Kuhl. Being one of only two female heads of radiology at university hospitals in Germany, she also speaks about whether there is a glass ceiling in medical imaging and gives practical and timely advice on how to conduct better research.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2019: Regina Beets-Tan on oncologic imaging
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - An exciting new era beckons for oncologic imaging, says Dr. Regina Beets-Tan. She elaborates on the main challenges faced in cancer management today, the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration and teamwork, and the future directions in oncologic imaging.  Discuss
ECR speakers offer look at radiology present and future
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - Radiology is moving toward a future in which radiologists, guided by artificial intelligence, will be able to work more closely with clinicians to provide precise therapies that offer patients an improved quality of life, according to a series of speakers at the opening press conference of ECR 2019.  Discuss
AI enables real-time patient dose estimates on CT exams
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can provide real-time, patient-specific radiation dose estimates on single- or dual-source CT studies at an accuracy approaching the level of Monte Carlo simulations, according to a presentation on Wednesday at ECR 2019.  Discuss
Digital x-ray vendors focus on workflow and efficiency
February 27, 2019 -- As medical imaging's bread-and-butter modality, digital radiography (DR) is all about efficiency. At this week's ECR 2019 technical exhibition, DR vendors are highlighting how their new technologies can help radiology departments work more efficiently and deliver better patient care at a lower cost.  Discuss
Liquid biopsy can be game-changer in radiology
February 27, 2019 -- Biomarkers, in combination with liquid biopsy and pathology, can help to optimize cancer detection and characterization in the years ahead, and they now form an integral part of a diagnostic approach that aims to integrate diverse data from imaging, pathology, and liquid biopsy/laboratory medicine, experts noted in this morning's New Horizons session at ECR 2019 in Vienna.  Discuss
Be aware of artifacts to improve hybrid imaging outcomes
February 27, 2019 -- Awareness of possible artifacts and pitfalls in hybrid imaging is the first step in dealing with them, ECR 2019 delegates learned in a session during the opening day of the congress. The presenters also discussed new types of problems and challenges that may occur with the clinical application of novel specific tracers.  Discuss
Vienna team secures top ECR prize for chest CT work
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna have received a prestigious award for their ECR 2019 e-poster presentation about how to simplify the differential diagnosis of diffuse ground-glass opacifications using CT.  Discuss
Getting ready for ECR ...
February 25, 2019 -- It's almost time again for ECR and the customary niceties and the intense chatter and babble, as we all dive into the social dynamics of the conference and face the constant barrage of questions, the Maverinck writes. He takes a lighter look at what might lie ahead for you in Vienna.  Discuss
10 things to know about the man in charge of ECR 2019
February 20, 2019 -- As president of the European Society of Radiology, Dr. Lorenzo Derchi will preside over next week's ECR, but what do we know about the man behind the presidential mask? What really makes him tick, what are his views about radiology, and how does he relax and unwind? We've compiled 10 things you probably don't know about him.  Discuss