CT image training can help boost COVID-19 diagnosis accuracy
March 4, 2023 -- VIENNA - Radiographers' ability to accurately identify COVID-19 pneumonia can be increased by almost 15% through reviewing computer-based training sets of CT images, Irish researchers have reported at ECR 2023. Read More
Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT shows promise for breast biopsy
March 2, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced conebeam CT imaging could serve as an alternative to MRI guidance when it comes to vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, suggest findings presented on 1 March at ECR 2023. Read More
Researchers sing praises of photon-counting CT at ECR 2023
March 2, 2023 -- VIENNA - Researchers' enthusiasm for photon-counting CT shows no sign of abating, it seems. Several of them shared their latest data about the technology's pros and cons with ever-eager ECR attendees. Read More
Photon-counting CT: Is it really a game changer?
March 1, 2023 -- VIENNA - Is photon-counting CT a game changer in the medical imaging field or an instance of incremental progress in the modality? Speakers addressed this question on the opening day of ECR 2023. Read More
Virtual reality and postmortem imaging bring crime scenes 'to life'
March 1, 2023 -- How do the Swiss use postmortem imaging? What technology being used in the courtroom? Leading expert Dr. Michael Thali, who is participating in the "Radiology of the Afterlife" course at ECR 2023, speaks about the Zurich approach and new trends in virtopsy. Read More
Sustainability and green radiology emerge as hot topics at ECR 2023
February 28, 2023 -- Imaging's role in fighting climate change will come under the spotlight at ECR 2023. Ahead of the congress, keynote speaker Dr. Sarah Sheard discusses the environmental evidence and data and gives practical tips on how to reduce carbon emissions. Read More
Why radiologists and policymakers need to communicate better
February 23, 2023 -- Radiology plays a central role in modern medical care, but those in charge rarely seek the advice of radiologists when it comes to healthcare service planning, writes Dr. Giles Maskell. He explains why this must change. Read More
Technology trends at ECR 2023: What can you expect in Vienna?
February 21, 2023 -- Central themes at ECR 2023 look set to be efficiency gains and workforce challenges, particularly radiologist burnout, skills shortages, and sustainability. That's the view of market analysts at Signify Research, who have assessed the state of play in Europe ahead of the congress. Read More
Meet the 9 winners of the EuroMinnies 2023 awards
February 16, 2023 -- Today we can reveal the list of award winners for the 2023 EuroMinnies, following a rigorous process spanning more than three months and two rounds of voting. The eight recipients of the individual and industry awards come from a wide range of European nations. Read More
Coroner's report sparks new debate on workforce issues
February 14, 2023 -- A U.K. coroner has blamed the death of a patient on serious understaffing in a radiology department and a national shortage of trainee posts. She has called for urgent action to prevent more fatalities and has sent her findings to the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). Read More