ECR

Contrast Media Reactions Are Allergic, but Minor

March 09, 2011

Final results of the prospective French CIRTACI trial are in: contrast media for diagnostic imaging are very safe in general, as long as radiologists are vigilant for patients with allergies, asthma, or previous reactions to contrast agents. The vast majority are more itchy than serious.

Improving on PET: Adding a Blue Glow, Removing a Crystal

March 09, 2011

PET hybrid technologies are already hot, and two innovations discussed during the final session of ECR 2011 are aimed at making them more even powerful and efficient.

PACS at ECR: Business As Usual?

March 08, 2011

Was it just business as usual for PACS vendors at this year’s European Congress of Radiology? That’s the assessment of one medical research firm that surveyed the PACS landscape at the congress.

Imaging Offers Greater Insight into Epilepsy

March 08, 2011

Advances in MRI have enabled better understanding for diagnosing epilepsy, while multimodality techniques allow for better information for surgery and post-surgery follow up, according to experts presenting at ECR 2011.