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ECR 2018 in review    |    EuroSafe Imaging exhibition    |    DIAM session at ECR 2018    |    ECR 2019
ECR 2018 in review

New record for ECR 2018: a total of 28,474 participants! Click here to see the countries attendance statistics.

ECR Today: read all about scientific highlights at ECR 2018, innovations in research and technology, interviews with ESR luminaries and ECR delegates, and much more here.

ECR Online: watch more than 3,000 lectures completely free of charge!

Click here to read the concluding ECR 2018 press release.

Check out the posters of the ECR 2018 EuroSafe Imaging exhibition!

“Thank you” to the authors of a record 89 posters in the ECR 2018 EuroSafe Imaging Poster Exhibition! Read more about this year's posters on radiation protection initiatives from Europe and around the world, including two industry submissions, here.

Successful Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM), a project for supporting imaging departments in planning and implementing their IT strategies

We are excited to share feedback on the DIAM Coffee and Talk Session at ECR 2018, which attracted many attendees from various countries and fields. One of the speakers was Mr. Mosa Al Mutairi, a representative from the first DIAM Stage 6 hospital in the world, the KAMC hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who provided practical examples of how imaging IT affects all processes in the hospital and encouraged attendees to join the project.

ECR 2019 Timeline and poster design

Click here to check out the ECR Timeline and the the poster design for ECR 2019!
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ESR Executive Council    |    UEMS endorsement    |    The ESR Clinical Audit booklet Esperanto    |    EuroSafe Imaging webinar     |    ESR iGuide Portal    |    Insights into Imaging
New ESR Executive Council members

During the ESR General Assembly at ECR 2018, Prof. Bernd Hamm began his position as Chair of the ESR Board of Directors. In this highest position within the ESR, he will be in charge of all ongoing society business, including leadership meetings and strategic decision-making processes.
Prof. Lorenzo E. Derchi began his role as ESR President and will be responsible for the planning of ECR 2019, as well as promoting and representing the ESR and ECR at other societies' events.
In addition, the General Assembly saw Prof. Michael Fuchsjäger assume the position of ESR 2nd Vice-President and Prof. Carlo Catalano the position of ESR Education Committee Chair.
The full composition of the new ESR Board of Directors and the ESR Executive Council is available here.

UEMS endorsement of ESR Working Group in Ultrasound Infection prevention and control guidelines

The Infection prevention and control in ultrasound - best practice recommendations, produced by the ESR Working Group on Ultrasound, have received the endorsement of the UEMS (Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes) Section of Radiology, following Dr. Christiane Nyhsen’s report during the meeting of the Section on March 3, 2018. Click here to access the full article.

The ESR Clinical Audit booklet Esperanto

In the context of the implementation of the Basic Safety Standards Directive, the ESR has produced the ESR Clinical Audit booklet Esperanto, a theoretical and practical guide for radiology departments to easily perform audit. For more information and to download the ESR Clinical Audit booklet Esperanto, please visit the ESR website.

EuroSafe Imaging webinar - Diagnostic Reference Levels

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce another free webinar organised together with the IAEA. It is scheduled for March 21, 2018, at 15:00 (CET). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Diagnostic Reference Levels! Find out more here.

ESR iGuide Portal launched at ECR 2018 - free access!

Consult the ESR's imaging referral guidelines through the newly launched ESR iGuide web portal. ESR members can access the portal via the MyUserArea, and all other individuals can sign up for free access until September 30, 2018! Find out more here.

Insights into Imaging – call for submissions

Insights into Imaging is the ESR’s gold open access journal dedicated to original articles, reviews, opinions and statements from leading European radiological societies. Take a look at the Insights into Imaging website and read all its articles here.
Keep in mind that for members of the ESR, Article Processing Charges for accepted articles in Insights into Imaging and European Radiology Experimental are covered.
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European School of Radiology (ESOR)

Applications for ESOR's three month scholarships in the USA open now!
If you are interested in getting to know the training environment in the USA, you should take the chance and apply for one of our three month programmes. The Visiting Scholarship Programme in the USA is aimed at residents in their 3rd - 5th year of training. Don't miss the application deadline on April 15! Click here for more information.

ESOR GALEN Advanced Course on Imaging in Vascular Diseases, May 17-18, 2018; Lublin/Poland
This course, aimed at senior residents, subspecialists and recently board-certified radiologists, provides an in-depth view into modern state-of-the-art imaging in atherosclerosis and vascular diseases. Recent advances and already established applications in vascular radiology will be presented by internationally renowned European experts and the role and the possibilities of modern vascular radiology for different clinically relevant conditions will be discussed. Read more here.

ESR European Training Curriculum for Radiology

The ESR is happy to announce that the revised training curricula are now available on its website! Click here to educate yourself.

European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) examination calendar 2018

The EBR is pleased to announce new examination dates for the EDiR in 2018! June 24 in Istanbul (Turkey), July 3 & 4 in Barcelona (Spain) and September 16 in Islamabad (Pakistan). Visit the EBR website for more information.
Baseline and annual repeat rounds of screening    |    ESR paper on structured reporting in radiology    |    Prevention of Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury    |    Results of Targeted Biopsy in Men with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lesions     |    Pancreatic Branch Duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm
Baseline and annual repeat rounds of screening: implications for optimal regimens of screening

The purpose of this study was to examine separately the frequency of the largest noncalcified nodule, lung cancer cell types and Kaplan–Meier survival rates, for baseline and annual rounds. Read the full article here. (Eur Radiol)

ESR paper on structured reporting in radiology

This paper aims to outline the requirements for a profitable structured reporting strategy, as it is becoming an increasingly key element in the optimisation of the radiologist’s role in patient outcomes. Read more here. (Insights Imaging)

Prevention of Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury

Click here to read the editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine on contrast-associated acute kidney injury. (New Eng J Med)

Results of Targeted Biopsy in Men with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lesions Classified "Equivocal", "Likely" or "Highly Likely" to be Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

The aim of this article was to deliver a report on the experience and results of MRI-guided biopsy in men with lesions classified “equivocal”, “likely” or “highly likely” to be clinically significant prostate cancer. Read more here. (Eur Urol).

Progression of Pancreatic Branch Duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Associates With Cyst Size

This paper carries out an evaluation of the progression of branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms under surveillance, as well as establishing optimal follow-up intervals and duration. Read further here. (Gastroenterology)