Video from ECR 2019: Christiane Kuhl on breast screening
February 27, 2019 -- VIENNA - Screening of breast cancer with abbreviated MRI is now viable, cost-effective, and ready for clinical use, according to Dr. Christiane Kuhl. Being one of only two female heads of radiology at university hospitals in Germany, she also speaks about whether there is a glass ceiling in medical imaging and gives practical and timely advice on how to conduct better research.  Discuss
Liquid biopsy can be game-changer in radiology
February 27, 2019 -- Biomarkers, in combination with liquid biopsy and pathology, can help to optimize cancer detection and characterization in the years ahead, and they now form an integral part of a diagnostic approach that aims to integrate diverse data from imaging, pathology, and liquid biopsy/laboratory medicine, experts noted in this morning's New Horizons session at ECR 2019 in Vienna.  Discuss
French private radiologists look to enhance buying power
February 26, 2019 -- A group of private radiologists in France is seeking to increase its purchasing muscle by extending the reach and activities of the emerging VIDI brand. Six member centers have joined the purchasing group this year, bringing VIDI's membership to 36 facilities and 644 individual radiologists.  Discuss
Getting ready for ECR ...
February 25, 2019 -- It's almost time again for ECR and the customary niceties and the intense chatter and babble, as we all dive into the social dynamics of the conference and face the constant barrage of questions, the Maverinck writes. He takes a lighter look at what might lie ahead for you in Vienna.  Discuss
MRI method helps to accurately diagnose Parkinson's
February 21, 2019 -- An upgrade to a proven MRI method for measuring certain brain regions may help differentiate Parkinson's disease from progressive supranuclear palsy with parkinsonism, according to researchers from Italy. Results of their study were published online on 13 February in Movement Disorders.  Discuss
10 things to know about the man in charge of ECR 2019
February 20, 2019 -- As president of the European Society of Radiology, Dr. Lorenzo Derchi will preside over next week's ECR, but what do we know about the man behind the presidential mask? What really makes him tick, what are his views about radiology, and how does he relax and unwind? We've compiled 10 things you probably don't know about him.  Discuss
Brexit dilemma: Do I stay or do I go?
February 13, 2019 -- As the 29 March deadline for the U.K.'s planned departure from the European Union draws ever closer, some radiologists are determined to stay, while others have already left. AuntMinnieEurope.com looks at the personal stories of those caught up in the political stalemate.  Discuss
Meet the winners of the 2019 EuroMinnies
February 12, 2019 -- After two rounds of voting and much careful deliberation, the expert panel for the inaugural edition of the EuroMinnies awards has decided on the winners in eight categories. Find out who the judges have selected in AuntMinnieEurope.com's campaign to recognize the best and brightest in European medical imaging.  Discuss
Finnish team investigates gadolinium retention in gliomas
February 12, 2019 -- A research team from Finland has made some intriguing discoveries regarding the presence of gadolinium from MRI contrast agents in brain tissue. Gadolinium deposits were highest with certain types of gadolinium-based contrast agents, according to a study published online on 2 February in Neuroradiology.  Discuss
How to keep out of trouble
February 7, 2019 -- Complaints will occur irrespective of skill, knowledge, caring, communication, and assiduousness, but there are some simple ways to avoid sleepless nights and deliver better patient care, writes Dr. Paul McCoubrie in his latest column.  Discuss