Teeth: The feature radiologists need to know more about March 10, 2014 -- VIENNA - Most radiologists don't deal much with dental imaging, but they should be aware of what to look out for and know the difference between dental MRI and cone-beam CT, according to a Sunday presentation at ECR 2014.
Multimodality vendors launch scanners at ECR 2014 March 9, 2014 -- VIENNA - In the past, ECR languished in the shadow of Chicago's RSNA show when it came to new product introductions. But ECR is slowly coming into its own, as indicated by new product launches from the major multimodality companies at this week's congress.
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.
Keep ahead of the game in plain film with 2 views, says McCall March 7, 2014 -- VIENNA - The overwhelming thirst for basic knowledge was evident at Thursday's Mini Course on skeletal radiology, as delegates crammed into a conference room to hear insights from Dr. Iain McCall, former European Society of Radiology president.
Radiographers explore dose reduction strategies March 7, 2014 -- VIENNA - Exposure indexes, image quality, and patient dose were at the heart of the scientific session for radiographers on Thursday at ECR 2014. Standardization and equalization of dose is important and must be achieved by understanding the decision-making of the radiographer, according to one presenter.
Video from ECR 2014: ESR president on EuroSafe Imaging March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The official launch of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) EuroSafe Imaging campaign took place on the opening day of ECR 2014. But why did the ESR choose now for the launch? And why is the campaign necessary? ESR President Dr. Guy Frija reveals all to AuntMinnieEurope.com Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward.
ESR's EuroSafe Imaging campaign promotes radiation protection March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The mission of EuroSafe Imaging is to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Europe is unique and has the potential for coordinated radiation safety actions in medical imaging, according to Madan Rehani, PhD, director of radiation protection for the European Society of Radiology (ESR).
Two misconceptions threaten future of radiology training March 5, 2014 -- We must recognize and fight professionally demeaning regulation, writes columnist Dr. Paul McCoubrie. Radiology's training system should be flexible enough to take account of different motivations and personalities. Also, simple repetition alone may be harmful.
Reporting by radiographers works, but needs close scrutiny February 25, 2014 -- In the future, it will be essential to investigate the accuracy of chest reporting by radiographers more extensively, particularly throughout implementation into clinical practice and in comparison with senior radiologists, according to U.K. researchers who have just reported positive findings.
Vienna's 20th ECR: Hidden gems and other reflections February 18, 2014 -- ECR 2014, which begins on 6 March, is the 20th ECR to be held in Vienna. Four European radiologists, including three members of AuntMinnieEurope.com's editorial advisory board, reflect on their first ECR, why they keep returning, and what changes they have observed, and also reveal their hidden or forgotten gems from Vienna.