ECR 2015: Perfusion CT for stroke; teleradiology in Italy; patient dose

VIENNA - ECR 2015 draws to a close today, and it's certainly been a memorable meeting in so many ways.

In new reports posted today, you can find out how 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. Click here to read more.

Radiologists in Italy still have concerns about teleradiology and how it will affect their practice, but they typically have a positive view of it and most believe it has a bright future, according to survey findings presented on Sunday. Read more here.

Another presentation today focused on the principles of CT and radiation protection. The EuroSafe session by expert medical physicists discussed patient dose and dose-reduction strategies for CT. Find out more here.

Meanwhile, thoughts are already starting to turn to next year's event, when the Swedish president will be a radiologist who is also licensed in nuclear medicine. This promises to be an intriguing situation. To read more, click here.

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