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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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2019 28 Feb

Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more

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#ECR 2019 Women in Focus

2019 28 Feb

Women in Focus is a brand new initiative coming to the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in 2019. The event was a compilation of a series of special, non-scientific sessions dedicated to women working in healthcare. Organised by Prof. Hedvig Hricak , chair of the Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie  chair, the programme included... Read more

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Artificial hype

2019 22 Feb

Radiologists, more than any other medical specialty, feel the professional and emotional ‘whiplash’ that began five or so years ago. Vanishing jobs (transforming radiologists into production units) for cost over quality for our patients, to the current shortage and need for more radiologists. AI introduced the threat that automation would take what... Read more

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Clinical ultrasound in the age of artificial intelligence

2019 22 Feb

The foremost expert in critical care ultrasound on the value of natural vs artificial intelligence in medicine.   Ultrasound is a tool like no other in medicine. Most importantly, because it is a work of the hand and the eye, combining the art of reasoning, common sense (that is, intelligence), it provides a unique opportunity for the physician... Read more

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EuroSafe Imaging celebrates 5 year success in radiation protection

2019 13 Feb

An interesting line-up of activities is scheduled during the forthcoming European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019 to celebrate EuroSafe Imaging 's five years of success in medical radiation protection. The programme aims to ensure that the issue of radiation protection in medical imaging is front and centre throughout the congress, organisers said. ... Read more

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Future of ultrasound Ed: gamification & VR

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary Prof. Paul Sidhu , President of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ), shares with Healthmanagement.org a preview of his presentations at the forthcoming ECR 2019 .  The use of ultrasound simulation models as tools in training and education is among the important... Read more