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ECR 2019 - European Congress of Radiology

2016 20 Oct

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR). It is a trend-setting, dynamic and service-oriented congress, well-known as one of the most innovative meetings within the scientific community, embedded in a unique and inspiring ambience. Read more

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Up in the Cloud: The Future of Digital Healthcare In Europe

2016 28 Mar

In today’s healthcare landscape, traditional healthcare models are showing their age. At this year’s ECR in Vienna, GE Healthcare showcased the software that could soon make diagnosis and collaboration between healthcare professionals as easy as social networking.In the last decade, investment in digital technologies for healthcare has risen sharply.... Read more

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ECR2016: Rise In Thymic Tumour Patients In Japan Calls For More MRI

2016 06 Mar

The number of thymic tumour patients is increasing rapidly in Japan because of the abundance of computed tomography (CT) scanners in the country that makes the examination easily accessible, as a result of which the prevalence of this condition is now better recorded.Speaking on diagnostic imaging of thymic tumours at the “ESR Meets Japan” symposium... Read more

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ECR2016: Gadolinium Contrast Agent Safety: Facts and Myths

2016 05 Mar

Over the past 25 years, gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCA) have been recognised to have exceptional safety profiles with minimal side effects, as three researchers showed in their presentations at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR 2016) in Vienna. Dr. Richard Semelka of the Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel... Read more

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ECR2016: From Screening To Therapy: Innovative Breast Care Concepts

2016 04 Mar

With breast now the most common cancer among women and the second most common cancer overall, imaging research is exploring ways to develop new tools that include better screening, improved models and even cost-effectiveness, to help overcome the challenges from the growing demand in the sector. The European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research... Read more

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ECR2016: From Screening To Therapy: Innovative Breast Care Concepts

2016 04 Mar

With breast now the most common cancer among women and the second most common cancer overall, imaging research is exploring ways to develop new tools that include better screening, improved models and even cost-effectiveness, to help overcome the challenges from the growing demand in the sector. The European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research... Read more

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ECR2016: Cutting-Edge US Technology Helps Overcome Diagnostic Challenges

2016 03 Mar

Samsung has introduced cutting-edge ultrasound technology that aims to overcome diagnostic challenges, with leading radiologists praising the benefits of the pair of new diagnostic tools for breast ultrasound – S-Detect and E-Breast. Samsung’s range of solutions in computed tomography (CT), ultrasound and digital radiography (DR) systems, are all designed... Read more

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Radiology Can Look Forward to a Bright Future, Believes Industry Leader

2016 02 Mar

What is going to make the headlines in radiology and diagnostic imaging in the next five years?Dimitris Moulavasilis: Well, as an industry observer, I’m confident that the technology will keep developing at a phenomenal rate, offering improved structural imaging techniques, machine driven radiogenomic analytics and predictive biomarkers based on novel... Read more

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The Eurosafe Imaging Initiative

2016 27 Feb

ESR’S 12-POINT ACTION PLAN THAT PUTS QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY FIRSTBirth of the EuroSafe Imaging initiative Since its launch in 2014 by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the EuroSafe Imaging initiative has placed radiation protection at the forefront of efforts to improve quality and safety in medical imaging in Europe in the most efficient... Read more

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#ECR2015: Technical, Clinical Challenges Slow Down Integration of Imaging Biomarkers

2015 04 Mar

In a session at ECR which runs from 4-8 March in Vienna, renowned researchers will talk about the integration of imaging biomarkers in Europe and the major issues that need to be overcome to derive the full potential of quantitative imaging.    Quantitative imaging enables clinicians to identify disease early and can go a long way in improving treatment... Read more


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