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
Hospitals begin to tap vast potential of 3D printing
March 8, 2018 -- Medical 3D printing services company 3D LifePrints is on the expansion trail. It creates surgical planning models for cardiac, orthopedic, and craniofacial cases, based predominantly on CT and MR images, and it is also focusing on 3D printing of medical device prototypes and surgical tools such as bespoke cutting guides.  Discuss
The unreasonable radiologist
March 7, 2018 -- We should be bold and decisive, borderline unreasonable, writes Dr. Paul McCoubrie. We need to all become a little more "Dr. No," and we need the wisdom to distinguish clinical demand from clinical need, he notes.  Discuss
Derchi looks forward to celebrating ECR milestone in 2019
March 6, 2018 -- Dr. Lorenzo Derchi from Genoa, Italy, is the incoming president of the European Society of Radiology and will be in charge of ECR 2019. He shares his plans and ideas for the next ECR, which will be the 25th congress to be held in Vienna.  Discuss
Focus on FOCUS, a new DWI-MRI protocol for breast lesions
March 5, 2018 -- A new type of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is giving conventional breast MRI a run for its money. Field-of-view optimized and constrained undistorted single-shot (FOCUS) imaging can identify 85% of suspicious breast lesions, ECR 2018 delegates learned in Vienna.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2018: Fashion & style in radiology
March 4, 2018 -- VIENNA - Your style should match your ambition, as the saying goes, but how much thought and attention do we give to what we wear at a congress? Two immaculately groomed and fashion-conscious delegates -- Thomas Beyer, PhD, MBA, a professor of physics of medical imaging at the Medical University of Vienna, and Dr. Tamara Geliashvili, a radiologist from Chelyabinsk, Russia -- share their philosophies on choosing the right outfit for the right occasion.  Discuss
ESNR survey taps into future of imaging for dementia
March 4, 2018 -- VIENNA - While there is considerable consensus on which modalities and protocols to use to diagnose dementia, few neuroradiologists feel comfortable using advanced imaging, structured reports, or visual rating scales, according to survey results from the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR) presented on Saturday at ECR 2018.  Discuss
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