Global imaging community loses another radiologist to COVID-19
April 8, 2021 -- Dr. Arshad Munir, general secretary of the Pakistan Islamic Medical Association, has died of COVID-19. He contracted the disease while working as a radiologist at a hospital in Faisalabad, according to local media reports. Read More
What do we mean by clinical need and comprehensive service?
April 6, 2021 -- Much is said these days about services being based on "clinical need" and the importance of providing a "comprehensive service." What do we mean by need? What is included in a comprehensive service and why? Dr. Chris Hammond investigates. Read More
Pay attention to dental CT findings in trauma cases, urges German team
April 5, 2021 -- A group from the University of Leipzig has discovered that around 90% of dental injuries in trauma patients who undergo whole-body CT scans are not described on initial radiology reports. Read More
German study highlights promise of radiotracer for prostate imaging
April 2, 2021 -- Investigators from the Technical University of Munich have found that an experimental radiotracer is effective when used with PET/CT for detecting biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and may change patient management. Read More
7 radiology cartoons designed to make you smile and chuckle
April 1, 2021 -- Can radiology be funny? Most definitely, says Dr. Paul McCoubrie. The profession can be very stressful and demanding, but it can also be a great source of laughter and wit. We have seven more cartoons from his new book for you to enjoy. Read More
Reporting angry can be fraught with serious danger
March 30, 2021 -- If you're feeling particularly angry or frustrated when you're writing a radiology report, your performance will suffer, and it's a good idea to take a few extra minutes to make sure there's nothing you've overlooked, writes Dr. Giles Maskell. Read More
Thoracic radiologists give top tips for CT evaluation of lung parenchyma
March 29, 2021 -- What do the specialists say when it comes to the notoriously tricky area of CT evaluation of lung parenchyma? ECR 2021 registrants received sound, practical advice from expert speakers at a special focus session. Read More
Rules of Radiology: A guide for the perplexed and open-minded
March 25, 2021 -- Can radiology practice be enhanced by considering and abiding by rules? Certainly, writes Dr. Adrian Brady, who recommends an entertaining and informative new book on the topic. Read More
Keep in mind chest imaging patterns to prepare for future crises
March 12, 2021 -- German researchers have warned that understanding chest imaging patterns prompted by the pandemic -- especially what time of day most exams are ordered -- would be useful for dealing with further waves of COVID-19. Read More
Imaging proves vital when assessing COVID-19 kidney complications
March 11, 2021 -- Imaging plays a central role in evaluating and tracking kidney complications due to COVID-19 -- and radiologists must not only understand what to look for but also make themselves readily available to their referring colleagues, Italian experts told ECR 2021 attendees. Read More