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 and Oncology (UKIO) congress, which began earlier this week.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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.  Discuss