Key PET factors help assess Hodgkin's lymphoma outcome
March 19, 2018 -- Certain quantitative PET parameters can help clinicians predict how well patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma will react to their treatment, according to preliminary results from a first-of-its-kind Ukrainian study presented at ECR 2018 in Vienna.  Discuss
Siemens Healthineers launches IPO, raising $5.2B
March 16, 2018 -- The Siemens Healthineers division of German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG launched its long-awaited initial public offering (IPO) today, raising $5.2 billion U.S. (4.24 billion euros). Shares in the new company immediately rose 6% on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.  Discuss
PET/MRI falls short in lymph node metastases analysis
March 16, 2018 -- While the combination of PET and MRI has shown promise for detecting and characterizing some forms of cancer, the hybrid modality does not match the accuracy of invasive sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma patients, according to a study presented last week at ECR 2018 in Vienna.  Discuss
Spanish collect top ECR award for work on elbow imaging
March 15, 2018 -- When it comes to elbow injuries, MRI and MR arthrography are the modalities of choice, but building up the all-important expertise is no simple task, according to researchers from Spain who received a prestigious magna cum laude award at ECR 2018.  Discuss
Hybrid gamma camera enhances intraoperative imaging
March 15, 2018 -- Use of a gamma camera to image sentinel lymph nodes during cancer surgery can help the surgeon assess the extent of cancer spread. Portable gamma camera systems for this application are already commercially available, but determining the spatial location of the recorded signal remains difficult.  Discuss
Will artificial intelligence sell more CT systems?
March 14, 2018 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) will play a big part in the future of medical imaging, but what impact will it have on the commercial market for hardware? Will AI drive greater demand for CT systems? We look at the trends shaping the the CT market and discuss if, and how, AI will play a role.  Discuss
3D printing can identify device size for LAA occlusion
March 13, 2018 -- Determining the best occluder device size necessary to properly seal the left atrial appendage (LAA) before implanting the device may be feasible with the assistance of 3D printing, according to two separate presentations at ECR 2018 in Vienna.
Hybrid 3D printing reduces chest tumor surgery times
March 12, 2018 -- Researchers from Spain have created 3D-printed lung cancer models based on a combination of CT scans and MR images. They explained how to make these hybrid models and also described the advantages of using them to guide tumor removal in an ECR 2018 poster presentation that won a cum laude award.  Discuss
MRI 2028: What to expect in the next decade of MRI?
March 9, 2018 -- The 50th anniversary of MRI for clinical use is on the horizon. MRI has remained at the pinnacle of diagnostic imaging, influencing many advances in radiology. As we enter an increasingly digital era, what role will MRI play? Market analyst Stephen Holloway explores some recent developments and speculates about the future.  Discuss
Top 5 trends from ECR 2018 in Vienna
March 8, 2018 -- The huge red dragon that dominated the registration area of ECR 2018 looked amazing in everybody's photos, but what were the lasting impressions and meaningful issues to take away from this year's congress in a decidedly chilly Vienna? Our editorial team has put together a list of the five key themes.  Discuss
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