Gadovist® goes along well with apparent diffusion coefficients

(2016-12-01) The gadolinium-based contrast agent Gadovist® does not disturb the signals generated during diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). Post-contrast DWI evaluations within multiparametric MRI are as reliable as pre-contrast DWI assessments in prostate cancer. » more


Quality does not happen by accident

(2016-12-01) An US-American report proves that implementing a total quality management (TQM) is of high use for quality improvement in radiologic departments. » more


European Congress of Radiology is ready for radiographers

(2016-12-01) Due to the increasing number of radiographers at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and their positive feedback, the European Society of Radiology (ESR) has decided to enhance its annual conference: the organizers want ECR to become the essential... » more


Finding coronary artery disease under difficult conditions

(2016-12-01) 3D heart MRI first pass perfusion precisely determines coronary blood flow, even if the function of the left ventricle is impaired. It detects functionally relevant coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with myocardial scars. » more


Real-Time MRI for intracerebral cell delivery

(2016-12-01) Real-Time intraoperative MRI can be applied for intracerebral targeting and delivery of stem cell-derived neurons. US researchers have used a Parkinson model to show that the system provides valuable guidance, monitoring and visualization during intracerebral... » more


Predicting stroke risk with 4D imaging blood flow dynamics

(2016-12-01) A new cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging test detects blood velocity and thus helps to predict the stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation. » more


Two hours of video gaming per week

(2016-12-01) Playing video games for one to two hours per week is associated with better motor skills and higher school achievement scores. MR neuroimaging of 260 children has revealed these changes associated with video gaming in basal ganglia white matter and functional... » more

Congress Reports

End premedication for good?

(2016-11-30) Premedication did not prove to lower the risk of allergic-like reactions to contrast media. Maybe we should stop doing it then. » more

Congress Reports

Potential female radiologists need mentors

(2016-11-28) The gender gap in radiology is high, it is increasing – and it goes all the way trough the ranks. Getting female medical students into radiology may have to rely on the one factor that differs significantly from men: Women want a mentor. » more

Congress Reports

Best multiple sclerosis evaluation

(2016-11-15) Brain atrophy measures are very valuable for multiple sclerosis disease evaluation. Still, the biomarker has to find its way in clinical practice. » more

Upcoming Congresses

MR Symposium 2017

Name: 17th International MRI Symposium
Location: Congress Center, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Duration: February, 2-4
Organizer: Kongressverein für Radiologische Diagnostik and Eurokongress

ECR 2017

Name: European Congress of Radiology
Location: Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Duration: March 1-5, 2017
Organizer: European Society of Radiology (ESR)


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