ECR 2022 Rewind: AI advances are tops among trends on display
July 29, 2022 -- Following two gloomy years absorbed by COVID-19, the ECR returned to an in-person event this year. Analysts from market research firm Omdia offer an analysis of the top trends at ECR 2022. Read More
Mammography self-compression yields similar image quality
July 28, 2022 -- Mammograms performed with women compressing their own breasts have comparable image quality and with significantly stronger breast compression, suggests an Italian study published on 22 July in European Radiology. Read More
French lung study underlines added value of dual-energy CT
July 27, 2022 -- Dual-energy CT lung perfusion scans can provide valuable complementary information to standard CT exams by depicting perfusion changes in systemic sclerosis patients with normal or minimally infiltrated lung parenchyma, researchers from Lille have reported. Read More
Prokop gives his thoughts on the next frontiers of CT technology
July 27, 2022 -- Over the past 30 years, CT technology has rapidly evolved, and it is now mature. So what are its next frontiers? Further automation and better interventional support, said the Dutch pioneer Prof. Dr. Mathias Prokop, PhD, in a presentation at ECR 2022 in Vienna. Read More
What's brewing at the ESR? Interview with Adrian Brady
July 26, 2022 -- Dr. Adrian Brady took over the presidency of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) when ECR 2022 drew to a close. On the final day of the congress, we quizzed him about his hopes and plans for ECR 2023 and the switch to a July date. Brady also spoke about the ESR's position on Ukraine and the notion that ECR is becoming too commercialized. Read More
Ranschaert takes stock of AI trends on show at ECR 2022
July 25, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) was the phrase on many attendees' lips during ECR in Vienna, so we caught up with AI expert Prof. Erik Ranschaert, PhD. In this video interview, he speaks about his personal highlights from the congress and how ECR compares with RSNA. Being a keen cyclist, he also reflects on the Tour de France. Read More
Vilgrain pinpoints 7 'soft skills' radiologists must have
July 25, 2022 -- Radiologists are extremely diligent about developing technical skills for their profession, but they may need to work harder cultivating "soft skills" such as good patient communication. That's the view of Prof. Valérie Vilgrain from Paris. Read More
ESR's Peter Baierl outlines concept behind ECR 2022
July 22, 2022 -- This month's summer ECR had a more "theatrical" look, noted Peter Baierl, executive director of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in an article posted on 21 July by the Austrian website Leadersnet. The meeting also set new standards for modern, digitized events, he said. Read More
GE unveils brand name for impending healthcare spinoff
July 22, 2022 -- If it ain't broke, don't fix it -- at least not much, according to GE Healthcare: The industry colossus has announced that its impending healthcare spinoff will continue to be called GE HealthCare, albeit with a slightly amended spelling. Read More
Microultrasound compares well with MRI on prostate cancer detection
July 21, 2022 -- Microultrasound has detection rates for prostate cancer that are comparable to multiparametric MRI in men who have not yet been biopsied, researchers have reported in a study published on 19 July in Radiology. Read More