Together with co-authors Dr. Ivana Blažić, PhD, from Belgrade and Prof. Guy Frija from Paris, Brkljačić was responsible for the award-winning article, "The use of imaging in COVID-19 -- results of a global survey by the International Society of Radiology," published by European Radiology on 17 September 2020.
Image courtesy of Prof. Boris Brkljačić.
Brkljačić, who is professor of radiology and vice dean at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in Croatia, and his colleagues found that most hospitals used chest imaging in suspected or confirmed patients with COVID-19 showing severe symptoms, although 69% tended not to use imaging in asymptomatic patients. The authors discovered noteworthy variations in how imaging was used for COVID-19 patients for different disease severity and various clinical scenarios in regard to imaging modality type used.
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