COVID-19: Early signs of recovery, but uncertainty ahead
June 11, 2020 -- The global pandemic has created an unprecedented shock to the medical imaging and healthcare sectors. What is the future likely to hold? What are the key economic trends, bright spots, and areas of greatest risk? Market columnist Steve Holloway investigates. Read More
Do we really stand on the shoulders of giants?
June 8, 2020 -- Those who come after the true pioneers are often the ones who are able to build on the solid foundations left behind, as the case of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen shows, writes history columnist Dr. Adrian Thomas. Read More
UKIO keeps the show on the road and goes virtual
June 5, 2020 -- Flexibility and adaptability are important virtues in a pandemic, and these attributes have enabled Dr. Nick Spencer and his team to get through a difficult period for the UK Imaging & Oncology Congress (UKIO 2020), which began earlier this week. Read More
Ultrasound features prominently in MSK talks at ECR 2020
May 26, 2020 -- MRI has been the main modality for musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging research in recent years, but the applications of ultrasound are covered in many of the abstracts for the ECR 2020 meeting in July. Artificial intelligence and 3D printing are also set to play a major future role in this field, noted MSK Section Chairperson Dr. Anagha Parkar. Read More
Chest x-ray scoring gains momentum in COVID-19 cases
May 8, 2020 -- Investigators from Brescia, Italy, have revealed details of their chest x-ray scoring system for evaluating and tracking COVID-19 findings. They unveiled their results on 1 May in La Radiologia Medica. Read More
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