Global project aims to cut risk of secondary cancer
April 6, 2015 -- A combined U.K., U.S., and Belgian research effort aims to allow for tighter treatment planning margins and a greater sparing of normal tissues, reducing the toxicity and risk of secondary cancers to the patient.
Radiology tests need to incorporate 3D
March 23, 2015 -- Medical imaging investigations, which consist almost entirely of 2D scans, are shortchanging radiology students in a 3D world where most real-life clinical imaging is displayed in volumetric images, according to researchers from the Netherlands.
Volpara promotes ECR 2015 research
March 12, 2015 -- Volpara Solutions is directing attention to 10 abstracts presented at ECR 2015 last week in Vienna on its breast density and quantitative breast imaging software.
Automated perfusion mapping falls short in stroke
March 8, 2015 -- VIENNA - Automatically generated color CT perfusion maps have a role in the emergency care of ischemic stroke patients, but they are less accurate than manually generated maps, according to research presented at ECR 2015.
CAD boosts breast MRI sensitivity
March 6, 2015 -- VIENNA - Breast MRI already has high sensitivity, but can it be even higher? The answer is yes, if computer-aided detection (CAD) is thrown into the mix, according to a presentation at ECR 2015. In fact, the CAD system detected previously missed cancers nearly as well as it did screen-detected cancers.
CAD becomes a spell-check for small polyps
March 6, 2015 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) can only enhance performance if used correctly, and it does not reduce the need for training, according to a presentation on Friday at ECR 2015 in Vienna. CAD for colonography has shown promise, but radiologists need to understand sensitivity and specificity issues, as well as when CAD should be deployed.
TeraRecon features new products at ECR 2015
March 6, 2015 -- TeraRecon debuted the latest release of its iNtuition enterprise viewing technology with the second generation of its iNteract+ interoperability platform at ECR 2015 in Vienna.
TeraRecon names new European sales, operations directors
March 5, 2015 -- Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon has appointed two new European directors.
Fujifilm Europe to highlight new offerings at ECR 2015
March 3, 2015 -- Fujifilm Europe is highlighting several new offerings at this year's ECR 2015 meeting in Vienna.
Median wins 2 clinical studies contracts
March 3, 2015 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has been selected to provide imaging services for two new clinical studies in oncology and has also signed an extension related to an existing contract.
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