Search Tag: ECR 2018

ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

2018 13 Mar

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology service, according to a study carried out at a private Swiss radiology clinic. Andreas Gutzeit, MD , of Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne presented the research at the European Congress of Radiology, which was held... Read more

ECR 2018: CT patient information videos save time, increase satisfaction

2018 10 Mar

Did you know that the first airline safety video was produced by Virgin America in 2007 ? Now these videos are widely accepted, and in time patient information videos may be just as routine, according to Meinrad Beer of the University Hospital Ulm, who presented a study about patient information on CT at the recent European Congress of Radiology in... Read more

ECR 2018: Digital breast tomosynthesis: ready for prime time in Europe?

2018 07 Mar

Results from clinical trials of digital breast tomosynthesis in Sweden and Norway were reported at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has achieved impressive results in the United States, but adoption in European public screening programmes is awaiting clinical and economic data... Read more

ECR2018: The bionic radiologist of the future

2018 07 Mar

At last week's European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, taking value as his theme, Prof. Marc Dewey argued that radiologists should grasp the opportunities of new technology to drive their future. You’re either a Jedi (Star Wars fan) or a Trekkie (Star Trek fan), says Prof. Marc Dewey, Heisenberg Professor of Radiology of the German Research Foundation... Read more

ECR 2018: Clinical decision support: ESR iGuide pilots report

2018 07 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology in Vienna last week saw the launch of the clinical decision support web portal for iGuide as well as reports on pilot projects. Radiologists outlined their experiences of clinical decision support for imaging at one of the informal “Coffee and Talk” sessions at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna last week.... Read more

ECR 2018: CT dose lowered significantly with multicomponent intervention

2018 02 Mar

While computed tomography (CT) scans account for only around 10% of imaging exams, they account for 60% of radiation dosage. And when radiologists are seeking to lower radiation dose, CT is a modality that would seem ripe for interventions to reduce variability that is seen across patients, institutions and countries, as evidence suggest that CT doses... Read more

Samsung Presents its Latest Medical Equipment and Healthcare Solutions at ECR 2018

2018 01 Mar

Expanding its portfolio for the radiology segment, Samsung to introduce upgraded  ultrasound systems, digital radiography, and related software and service solutions Samsung Electronics, a leader in medical imaging technology, is showcasing the latest diagnostic imaging medical devices at the 2018 European Congress of Radiology... Read more

ECR 2018 opens - radiology diverse and united

2018 28 Feb

A musical and computer graphics extravaganza greeted delegates to the biggest European Congress of Radiology (ECR) ever. European Society of Radiology(ESR)   president, Prof. Bernd Hamm, in the opening ceremony tonight noted the record number of onsite and ECR Live delegates - over 28,000. The Society now has 75,502 members from 157 countries.... Read more

Samsung Satellite Symposia at ECR 2018 – Transforming Radiology with a New Healthcare Solution

2018 28 Feb

Today, every health system struggles with finding answer to enhance patient experience and meet the needs of healthcare providers. In this sense, Samsung made efforts to show transformational changes in radiology and make it possible to turn challenges into opportunities. Samsung aims to change the industry by incorporating innovations in physical... Read more

RS85 & GM85

2018 20 Feb

A new and outstanding premium Ultrasound system. RS85 is Samsung’s premium ultrasound system that adopted the integrated solution. It provides enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. Built with exquisite image quality and expert tools, it empowers professionals to make faster and more confident... Read more