ECR 2012 News
Interactivity creates a buzz in acute abdomen session
March 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Which modality do you think comes with highest radiation exposure? That was the first question posed at yesterday's interactive teaching session E3 220 on acute abdominal inflammatory disorders. Delegates paused to watch the yellow countdown bar, as speaker Dr. Christian Hohl waited for an answer.  Discuss
Osteoporosis takes center stage on day 1
March 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Correct diagnosis of osteoporosis is fundamental to identifying patients who require treatment and are at risk of complications. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry continues to prove itself as the heavyweight tool for both diagnosis and follow-up.  Discuss
Researchers grapple with aortic measurements in cardiac MRI
March 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Cardiovascular MRI is becoming increasingly appealing in population-based research, but accurate measurement of the diameters of the aorta and pulmonary trunk remains a key difficulty that needs to be addressed, according to participants at yesterday morning's well-attended vascular refresher course.  Discuss
Data mining of image analysis tools expands informatics applications
March 2, 2012 -- VIENNA - Data mining of quantitative measurements made by radiologists when interpreting images is expected to become increasingly important, thanks to the marriage of image analysis tools and reference databases, European Congress of Radiology delegates learned at a refresher course on Thursday.  Discuss
GE shows Caring MR Suite
March 2, 2012 -- GE Healthcare is showcasing its wide-bore, 3-tesla Caring MR Suite in collaboration with PDC Facilities at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.
Carestream shows new products at ECR
March 2, 2012 -- Carestream Health is highlighting several new products and services at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna.
Samsung debuts new low-dose DR systems at ECR
March 2, 2012 -- Samsung Electronics has introduced new digital radiography (DR) systems at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) this week.
Toshiba adds AIDR 3D to CT scanners
March 2, 2012 -- Toshiba Medical Systems Europe is kicking off the addition of its adaptive iterative dose reduction (AIDR) 3D software to its CT scanners at the annual European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.
Philips promotes Imaging 2.0 concept at ECR
March 2, 2012 -- Philips Healthcare is showcasing several new products at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and promoting the achievements of customers implementing its Imaging 2.0 concept, which it launched in Europe at ECR a year ago.
Paxeramed introduces new PACS at ECR
March 2, 2012 -- PACS and RIS software developer Paxeramed has introduced a new PACS, the PaxeraView Ultima, at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR).