Bone age evaluations raise complex issues March 1, 2017 -- Mass migration triggered by the unfolding crisis in Syria has heightened interest in radiology's role in the protection of children. For young unaccompanied persons arriving in Europe without documentation, imaging can be used to determine age and, as a result, their refugee status, having a direct impact on the aid they receive and where they can live.
Can radiology ever be more like widget manufacturing? March 1, 2017 -- Radiologists could adopt the systematic quality control methods of the manufacturing industry, above and beyond the use of structured reporting. That's the belief of Dr. Christoph Wald, chairman of radiology at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and professor of radiology at Tufts University Medical School in Boston.
Siemens to launch new 3T Vida MRI scanner at ECR 2017 February 28, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers plans to use ECR 2017 this week as the platform to launch Magnetom Vida, a new 3-tesla MRI scanner. Vida is the first system based on BioMatrix, a new Siemens technology that adapts scanning parameters to patient anatomy and physiology.
Parizel outlines what's new at ECR 2017 February 22, 2017 -- The long wait is nearly over: ECR 2017 gets underway on 1 March, and the excitement levels and feeling of anticipation are building, according to Dr. Paul Parizel, PhD. In the second part of our interview with him, we offer a sneak preview into what you can expect to find in Vienna.
Philips launches new Azurion interventional platform February 22, 2017 -- In what the company is calling its most significant new product launch in years, Philips Healthcare on Wednesday debuted Azurion, a new platform for image-guided therapy. The platform includes hardware and software improvements designed to enable clinicians to more efficiently perform complex interventional procedures.
10 things to know about the ECR 2017 president February 15, 2017 -- Dr. Paul Parizel, PhD, is the first radiologist to preside over the European Society of Radiology and ECR at the same time. What do we know about the man behind the presidential mask? What makes him tick? What are his views on the future of radiology?