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Airport Security Scanners and Radiation

2013 07 Apr

Many air passengers wonder whether it is safe to go through airport backscatter x-ray scanners. Professor Peter Vock from Bern, Switzerland, will address concerns about the radiation exposure from these scanners during the session ‘Security scanners at airports: are they safe?’ on Thursday afternoon. Airport backscatter scanners represent one of two... Read more

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2013 European Congress of Radiology Online Innovations

2013 16 Mar

The 25th European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), was held from 7-11 2013 in Vienna, Austria. Over 20,000 delegates from 101 countries attended the event, which is the biggest radiology meeting in Europe. The outstanding quality of the scientific programme, which featured over 1,600 lectures... Read more

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Confidentiality and Safety Dominate Debate on Mobile Technology in Radiology

2013 11 Mar

Today at ECR experts will focus on mobile technology and weigh the pros and cons of using tablets in radiology in the Special Focus Session, ‘Tablets in radiology: friend or foe’. In less than five years, tablets, and especially the iPad, have made their way into research, education and general communication in medicine. The speakers will give a technical... Read more

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Siemens Upgrade Options for Era of Tight Budgets

2013 09 Mar

By offering new upgrade options for hard- and software, Siemens Healthcare supports hospitals and practitioners operating under tight budgets. Siemens Healthcare offers systems that can be extended to additional functionalities when needed. In the field of magnetic resonance imaging, Siemens makes the latest technological innovations available to its... Read more

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HealthManagement.org is now on Twitter!

2013 08 Mar

To coincide with the launch of this new website we are live tweeting from #ECR2013 in Vienna.For all the latest updates on the congress or to join the conversation, follow us @ehealthmgmt Read more

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Cooperation Between Imaging and Radiotherapy: ECR Special Session

2013 08 Mar

ECR delegates will be advised on how best to cooperate with nuclear medicine physicians and radiation oncologists in order to improve imaging and radiotherapy outcomes during today’s Special Focus Session, ‘Imaging and radiotherapy: all you need to know’. Prof. Regina Beets-Tan (pictured above), oncologic and abdominal radiologist from Maastricht University... Read more

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Visus at ECR: JiveX 4.5 Functionalities Streamline Diagnostics

2013 07 Mar

JiveX version 4.5 from VISUS, which was launched last year,  not only offers an update of tried and tested PACS architecture but also introduces an optimised system equipped with innovative functions to facilitate and streamline imaging diagnostics. Image Registration, 3D Volume Rendering and Vessel Analysis: these additional image processing options... Read more

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Personalised Radiology: the Role of Imaging in Personalised Medicine

2013 07 Mar

Healthcare professionals are becoming increasingly convinced of the benefits of personalised medicine (PM), a patient-centred approach in which the patient receives the right treatment at the right time. Radiologists should fully understand how this new idea will influence their work in the coming years, said Professor Gabriel P. Krestin, president... Read more


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