Thoracic CT proves value for monitoring obese patients' health
March 8, 2021 -- Thoracic CT is showing promise as an imaging examination that can help clinicians monitor the health of obese patients, according to research from a leading London facility delivered on 5 March at ECR 2021. Read More
How is radiography training in Europe bearing up in the pandemic?
March 6, 2021 -- The COVID-19 crisis has led to the rapid uptake of simulation, remote teaching, and online assessment and learning solutions for radiographers, ECR 2021 registrants learned at a professional challenges session. Read More
Lancet commission highlights unequal access to imaging
March 5, 2021 -- The Lancet Oncology Commission on Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine presented its findings from a major research effort on global health disparities on 4 March at ECR 2021. It's vital to get governments to scale up imaging infrastructure, said Dr. Hedvig Hricak, PhD. Read More
Beard talk comes to ECR courtesy of Parizel's new look
March 4, 2021 -- When the camera focused on Prof. Paul Parizel and his awesome beard during Wednesday evening's opening ceremony, the gasps of disbelief from thousands of online ECR attendees might well have been felt across Europe and beyond. Read More
AI detection of intracranial hemorrhage saves lives
March 4, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that screens head CT exams for intracranial hemorrhage -- and triages suspected cases for radiologist review -- can yield significant improvements in patient outcomes, researchers from Israel reported on Wednesday at ECR 2021. Read More
Irish unveil key data on pulmonary embolism in COVID-19 patients
March 3, 2021 -- A large study of hospitalized COVID-19 cases at three university hospitals in Dublin has found an incidence rate of over 22% of pulmonary embolism in those patients undergoing CT pulmonary angiography. The full results are being presented at ECR 2021. Read More
Sapienza team shines light on cardiac complications of COVID-19
March 2, 2021 -- Advanced imaging is playing a key role in diagnosing cardiac manifestations in COVID-19 patients, including myocarditis, acute coronary syndrome, and thromboembolic events, researchers from Rome have reported. They've shared three new clinical cases. Read More
Training: How to go beyond unconscious competence
March 2, 2021 -- Failing to create a healthy work environment means radiologists become increasingly siloed, but positive training methods and the use of mentoring can help enormously, writes Dr. Chris Hammond. Read More
Radiographers struggle with disruption and stress in pandemic
March 1, 2021 -- Even in a country like Australia that's fared relatively well in the COVID-19 pandemic, radiographers have found it difficult to cope, a new survey has found. "We are the forgotten front line," said one radiographer. Read More
Dutch radiology comes out on top in 2021 EuroMinnies awards
February 25, 2021 -- Radiology in the Netherlands is in robust shape. This is one of the key conclusions to draw from the list of eight award winners for the 2021 edition of the EuroMinnies, which we are proud to reveal. Read More