ECR 2015 News
CT, MRI contribute to major shake-up in breast imaging
March 5, 2015 -- Rapid progress in both CT and MRI are being made in the field of breast imaging. Speakers at today's special focus session at ECR 2015 will provide an overview of what's possible with breast CT and unenhanced breast MRI.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2015: Dr. Nicola Strickland on radiology's future
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - How can radiologists make themselves future-proof and indispensable? Dr. Nicola Strickland, consultant radiologist at London's Hammersmith Hospital, provides some answers in an interview with AuntMinnieEurope.com Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward at ECR 2015.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2015: Dr. Jim Reekers on subspecialization
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - Should radiologists be subspecialists or generalists? Dr. Jim Reekers, professor of interventional radiology at the University of Amsterdam, shares his views and experiences in an interview with AuntMinnieEurope.com Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward at ECR 2015.  Discuss
Decision support in Europe moves ahead with iGuide launch
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - The concept of European-wide clinical decision support for radiology took another step forward at this week's ECR meeting with the official launch of ESR iGuide, a collaboration between the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and U.S. software developer National Decision Support Company.  Discuss
US-guided core biopsy best for salivary gland tumors
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - Ultrasound-guided core-needle biopsy significantly outperforms ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy for diagnosing salivary gland tumors, according to a presentation on Wednesday at ECR 2015.  Discuss
How 'normal' can revolutionize imaging
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - So often "normal" is looked down upon; it's the extraordinary, the outliers, the special cases that get all the attention. However, normal studies can revolutionize the way images are seen, according to a speaker at the ECR 2015 opening press conference.  Discuss
Standardization moves streamline Europe's reporting structures
March 4, 2015 -- Advances in data mining from radiological cases can be made only if the global imaging community adopts lexicon and formatting standards for their reports, and radiologists must ask their IT providers for reporting tools.  Discuss
Hybrid techniques make giant strides in clinical practice
March 4, 2015 -- As hybrid imaging gains more ground in cardiology, neurology, and oncology, the debate over PET/MRI's current and potential role in routine practice still rages. The central question remains: Is it an expensive new toy with no clinical applications on the horizon, or is it a truly revolutionary technique?  Discuss
Does ECR increase patient survival rate?
March 4, 2015 -- Spring is in the air -- the conference season has arrived. Major conferences are a win-win situation for both patients and doctors, the Maverinck writes in his latest column. The doctors get some days off, and the patients survive.  Discuss
The good, the bad, and the ugly about breast ultrasound
March 4, 2015 -- When it comes to screening women for breast cancer, those with dense breasts or tissue abnormalities tend to be the most troublesome, but breast ultrasound has proved, and continues to prove, its utility for these women, say leading researchers.  Discuss
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Video from ECR 2015: Dr. Erik Ranschaert on mobile IT
Don't reveal patient information in social media and take care when it comes to using tablets and other devices, warns Dr. Erik Ranschaert.

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