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de Roos lists essential ingredients for research success
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - The future well-being of radiology hinges not on where the specialty will go, but on what role radiologists will play in the delivery of healthcare and how they can stimulate the research enterprise, according to a presentation by Albert de Roos, PhD, on Saturday at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Ultrasound offers answers in tumor therapy evaluation
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - A multicenter study of 500 patients using dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound nudges radiologists further toward standardization in functional evaluation of tumor perfusion, which until recently was lacking in the toolkit of oncologic imaging specialists, French researchers reported at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Survival guide to giving evidence in court
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - Medical imaging professionals need to understand what is at stake when carrying out procedures on children as they can encounter some sensitive situations, experts said during a dedicated Refresher Course at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Controversy breaks out over how to study cell death in cancer
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - When Dr. Uwe Haberkorn drew breath after his ECR presentation during a New Horizons session on imaging the hallmarks of cancer, he probably didn't anticipate the lively debate that was to follow.  Discuss
Russia pursues reform of TB screening system
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - Incidence and management of tuberculosis (TB) in Russia are much mystified and misunderstood, according to Dr. Igor Tyurin. But new modalities have started to modify radiology's diagnostic approach to the disease, he told delegates at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Multidisciplinary teams offer results in breast cancer management
March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - Multidisciplinary team meetings will become more commonplace and probably crucial in patient management, such as for breast cancer cases, according to Italian researchers. In a Saturday session at ECR 2014, a radiologist, surgeon, pathologist, and others explained why they think multidisciplinary team meetings are the wave of the future.  Discuss
Use MRI to diagnose PIP breast implant ruptures, Dutch say
March 8, 2014 -- VIENNA - MRI has high accuracy in diagnosing rupture in silicone breast implants, ECR 2014 delegates learned on Saturday morning. This is particularly useful as many women are being imaged regardless of symptoms due to the recent recall of Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) silicone breast implants.  Discuss
Specific training needed to build radiology expertise
March 8, 2014 -- VIENNA - What do expert radiologists know that less experienced radiologists don't? How to search through images and what to look for, Irish researchers reported during a presentation on Saturday at ECR 2014.  Discuss
Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger on radiology jobs in the Middle East
March 8, 2014 -- Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger, from the Medical University of Graz in Austria, discusses the growing employment opportunities for Western radiologists in the Middle East. He also shares his own experience of working and living with his family in the United Arab Emirates, and offers some advice for those considering working in the region.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Emanuele Neri on EuSoMII
March 8, 2014 -- VIENNA - Dr. Emanuele Neri, president of the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EuSoMII), discusses the recent changes the organization has undergone and also the hot informatics topics of tablet use and teleradiology at ECR 2014.  Discuss
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