Setred launches 3D holography at ECRMarch 7, 2010 -- VIENNA - Advanced visualization firm Setred of Oslo, Norway, is launching a new package of 3D holographic technology at this week's European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
CT doses, widely variable in Europe, are reduced by staff effortsMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - Although dose variations remain wide on the continent, there are opportunities for substantial improvement with dose-reduction training and programs, according to two European studies of clinical CT doses presented back-to-back Saturday at the European Congress of Radiology.
New European regs spotlight need for clinical radiology auditsMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - The term "audit" may strike fear into the hearts of even the finest organized radiology departments. But if performed well, clinical audits can be an effective way to support -- and even promote -- your radiology services, delegates heard Saturday at the European Congress of Radiology.
EU tackles legal issues of e-health, teleradiologyMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - The European Commission is working to provide clarity on the murky legal issues relating to telemedicine in Europe, focusing initially on teleradiology and home health monitoring, according to a presentation Saturday at the European Congress of Radiology.
Coronary CTA predicts long-term outcomesMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - A decade's worth of coronary CT angiography (CTA) studies is starting to reveal the modality's long-term predictive powers, if a study from one of Poland's largest heart centers is any indication.
Toshiba highlights CT software at ECRMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - Toshiba Medical Systems Europe is highlighting new software applications for functional CT imaging at this week's European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
Carestream expands DRX-Evolution lineMarch 6, 2010 -- VIENNA - Carestream Health is using this week's European Congress of Radiology to demonstrate new configurations of its DRX-Evolution line of digital radiography suites.
Automated breast US improves breast cancer detectionMarch 5, 2010 -- VIENNA - Automated breast ultrasound promises improved cancer detection when combined with standard digital mammography, but training is required for radiologists to realize its full clinical potential, according to results from a pair of new studies presented Friday at the European Congress of Radiology.
Inexperienced readers benefit most from breast US CADMarch 5, 2010 -- VIENNA - Breast ultrasound computer-aided detection (CAD) technology can significantly improve the sensitivity of less experienced radiologists in evaluating breast lesions, according to a presentation at this week's European Congress of Radiology.
Siemens launches CAD service at ECR meetingMarch 5, 2010 -- VIENNA - German multimodality vendor Siemens Healthcare is using this week's European Congress of Radiology (ECR) to launch a new software subscription service for computer-aided detection (CAD). The company believes the service could represent the next evolution in the way that CAD is used clinically.