Imaging volumes fall sharply across Europe, survey shows
May 1, 2020 -- More than 80% of imaging facilities in Europe have experienced a major decline in the volume for procedures not related to COVID-19, according to a new survey from market research firm IMV Medical Information Division. Read More
Ultrasound receives boost for pediatric COVID-19 cases
April 29, 2020 -- Researchers from Turin, Italy, have found that lung ultrasound scans may be more effective than chest radiography for children with COVID-19. The finding comes in a small, observational study published on 21 April in Pediatrics. Read More
How to protect radiographers from COVID-19
April 23, 2020 -- Chest CT can be an important tool in the management of COVID-19, but its use puts radiographers at risk, making it crucial to develop protocols to protect them from infection, according to research published on 20 April in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
France releases pediatric guidance on COVID-19
April 22, 2020 -- The French radiology society has published a series of recommendations for pediatric thoracic imaging in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, based in part on studies in the literature. Read More
How is global radiology bearing up in COVID-19 pandemic?
April 17, 2020 -- Imaging professionals from across the world shared their experiences of COVID-19 in a virtual roundtable on 15 April, organized by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the Society for MR Radiographers and Technologists. Read More
French expert offers 6 imaging tips to defeat COVID-19
April 9, 2020 -- COVID-19 pneumonia tends to worsen between one and two weeks of symptom onset, so carefully timed imaging helps physicians monitor patient status and predict the need for oxygen and ventilation, according to French thoracic imaging specialist Prof. Antoine Khalil. He offers six tips to beat the virus. Read More
Parma team shares experiences of COVID-19 pandemic
April 2, 2020 -- Dr. Nicola Sverzellati, head of the radiology unit at the academic hospital of Parma, located in one of Italy's worst-affected areas, presented guidance on how radiologists across the world could deal with the COVID-19 crisis and tips on differentiation at CT. Read More
Achenbach insists CT has role in COVID-19 cases
March 31, 2020 -- CT does have a crucial part to play in COVID-19 cases. That's the view of top cardiac imaging expert Dr. Stephan Achenbach, although he admits it only has a limited role and his department has so far only seen around 10 patients with the disease. Read More
How radiology can get ready for coronavirus crisis
March 19, 2020 -- An international team of imaging specialists has issued a list of best practices for preparedness during the coronavirus crisis. There is a checklist for each of the four main areas: limit exposure to the virus, determine best use of imaging, protect staff, and maintain operations. Read More
Is teleradiology's growth sustainable beyond 2020?
March 3, 2020 -- Teleradiology services are thriving across the globe, but particularly in the U.K. and Ireland. Market analyst Arun Gill looks at the forces driving this expansion and assesses the key players and the opportunity offered to vendors by artificial intelligence. Read More