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#ECR2019 absolute record breaker 30,000+ attendance!

2019 07 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) closed on March 3 with an impressive growth in attendance, a remarkable achievement as the trend for big meetings seems to be heading in the opposite direction lately.  The organisers, the European Society of Radiology (ESR), are proud to announce a total onsite participation of 23,239, including a record... Read more

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#ECR2019 passes torch to #ECR2020

2019 06 Mar

Incoming European Society of Radiology  president Boris Brkljačić 's announces his vision for ECR2020. True to tradition, on the last day of the ECR2019, incoming ESR President Boris Brkljačić, professor of radiology and vice-dean at University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia, and chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional... Read more

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#ECR2019: Paediatric CEUS: a fantastic tool

2019 06 Mar

Dr.  Paul Sidhu , professor of Imaging Sciences and Consultant Radiologist King’s College London , UK, and President Elect of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ) presented the Luigi Oliva Honorary Lecture at ECR2019 .   Professor Sidhu opened his lecture saying “I fully appreciate that ultrasound... Read more

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#ECR2019: Imaging informatics management & performance

2019 06 Mar

Professor Luis Donoso-Bach , head of the department of medical imaging, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, presented the keynote lecture “ Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Informatics: management and performance analysis.” It his poignant and informative presentation he emphasised “ the race is on” as the roles in the healthcare continuum... Read more

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#ECR2019: Hitachi Medical Systems Europe welcomes new members to the diagnostic ultrasound series

2019 02 Mar

Hitachi Healthcare is presenting five new ultrasound systems: the ARIETTA 65, and ARIETTA 50LE. And, in the women healthcare space two new models are welcome. The new family members are showcased at the European Society of Radiology (ECR), Vienna, Austria February 28, 2019. As the pioneer of diagnostic ultrasound, Hitachi has 60 years of experience... Read more

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Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Presents the Next Generations in CT and MRI

2019 02 Mar

Hitachi Healthcare is presenting next levels of diagnostic imaging solutions: the new CT scan, the SCENARIA View , the new high field MRI system, the ECHELON Smart Plus , and SynergyDrive suite at European Society of Radiology (ECR), Vienna, Austria February 28, 2019. SCENARIA View is an all new design that raises the bar for versatility... Read more

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#ECR2019: All about hybrid

2019 01 Mar

Hybrid imaging and the global trends surrounding the discipline enjoyed special focus at this year’s European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. Hybrid  imaging is defined as the fusion of two or more imaging technologies into a single new form of imaging.  The discussion this year concerned this new form of imaging as synergistic and... Read more

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#ECR2019: Imaging mental disorders

2019 01 Mar

Mental health has become a global pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports one out of four people will suffer from mental disorder in their lifetime.  Breaking new ground as is customary for ECR , this year special attention was given to the need for brain  imaging in psychiatry . Prof. Jean-Pierre Pruvo head of the... Read more

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#ECR2019: AI will be driven by radiologists

2019 01 Mar

Artificial Intelligence , AI , augmented  reality , AR , d eep learning ,  machine learning , algorithms . These terms were the ‘ stars ’ at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna this year. In the sessions, on the exhibition floor in the corridors, elevators and cafes- radiologists, clinicians, physicians, programmers were talking... Read more

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#ECR2019: "Brexit means Brexit" - Radiologists without borders

2019 01 Mar

A morning seminar was held on Thursday 28th February at the ECR, chaired by Miraude Adriaensen and titled Imaging professionals in EU: Radiologists without borders.  A number of speakers participated in the discussion but one in particular stood out, Vassilios Papalois spoke passionately about a very current situation that is causing a huge... Read more