New data emerge on gadolinium's impact on water systems
March 23, 2023 -- Research from France and Hungary has highlighted the effects on water systems of gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents. Evidence is growing of the widespread dispersion of contrast agent waste in aquatic environments, particularly downstream from major cities. Read More
Spanish team underlines clinical value of rectal cancer MRI
March 22, 2023 -- MRI is a valuable tool for assessing critical anatomical landmarks and features that determine the prognosis and management of rectal cancer patients, a leading research group reported at ECR 2023. The modality's also useful for tumor staging and restaging. Read More
MRI artifacts still require significant care and attention
March 21, 2023 -- Even in the era of artificial intelligence, MRI artifacts can lead to interpretation mistakes or misdiagnoses, and it's vital to identify them, investigate their causes, and formulate a strategy to minimize or avoid them, award-winning researchers stated at ECR 2023. Read More
Trophy joy: Winners of EuroMinnies 2023 collect their prizes
March 20, 2023 -- Today we've posted photos of the Eurominnies 2023 winners receiving their awards. The sheer delight and immense pride and satisfaction are evident from the reactions of the trophy recipients. Read More
Whole-body MRI proves viable option for lung cancer staging
March 20, 2023 -- Whole-body MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging is a viable alternative to F-18 FDG-PET/CT imaging for lung cancer staging, according to a new assessment presented at the recent ECR meeting in Vienna. Read More
ECR 2023: The cycle of life -- imaging industry roundup
March 15, 2023 -- The emergence of Asian vendors and the absence of some established companies were evident at ECR 2023. Other important trends were sustainability, connected systems, and smarter workflows, writes industry analyst Bhvita Jani. Read More
Christiane Kuhl speaks out on breast density and screening
March 14, 2023 -- Radiologists must be more active in providing objective and understandable information to women about the diagnostic and prognostic implications of dense breasts, and the value of using other screening methods. That's the view of leading expert Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuhl. Read More
Big crowds return to Vienna for first March ECR in 4 years
March 14, 2023 -- Official figures released by the European Society of Radiology (ESR) show that 17,262 participants from 122 countries attended ECR 2023. This represents a rise of 14% compared with last year, but it is still a much lower figure than was recorded in 2019. Read More
Reporting errors come under close scrutiny at ECR 2023
March 7, 2023 -- The most effective way to not make mistakes at work is to stay at home, and do no work. That's the (ironic) view of ECR 2023 President Prof. Adrian Brady, who spoke at a special session about errors held on 4 March. Read More
Video from ECR 2023: Thomas Ruder on forensic imaging
March 6, 2023 -- VIENNA - What does the work of a forensic radiologist involve? How can you become established in this area, and how do you avoid burnout? Dr. Thomas Ruder from Bern, Switzerland, provides insight into the world of forensic imaging and shares his experiences. Read More