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Cyberattacks have major impact on emergency radiology workflow
A Dutch-led international study has found that ransomware attacks have a significant effect on emergency radiology workflow, as well as on acute care delivery and the personal well-being of healthcare staff and providers.
June 21, 2023
Seat-belt injuries pose serious diagnostic challenges
Seat-belt injuries resulting from trauma in road traffic accidents can be misdiagnosed initially, and they may be life-threatening and require surgical intervention. Great care must be taken with vascular bowel and mesenteric injuries, radiologists from Spain have reported.
April 25, 2023
Traumatic injuries from downhill biking can be life-changing
Get to know the wide range of traumatic injuries related to the extreme sport of downhill biking that often require a multimodality imaging approach in the emergency setting. That's the advice of Italian researchers who've shared their clinical experiences of this area.
April 17, 2023
Availability of mobile CT systems increases in Asia-Pacific
NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, is highlighting the installation of its SmartMSU with the OmniTom Elite for mobile head CT imaging in the Asia-Pacific region.
December 18, 2022
Strasbourg group develops ultrasound protocol for trauma cases
An extended ultrasound exam performed at the bedside in trauma settings can help guide appropriate treatment prior to the use of whole-body CT, according to French research published on 7 December in
JAMA Network Open
December 11, 2022
Swiss team finds hot weather causes a spike in emergency CT scans
CHICAGO - Researchers from the University of Basel have reported that trauma CT scan volume can be forecasted on the basis of weather data. They presented their findings on 30 November at RSNA 2022.
November 30, 2022
On the front line: Radiologists confront new challenges in Ukraine
Radiologist Dr. Andrii Makarenkov receives up to 10 frontline casualties every day. We interviewed him and other Ukrainians about the type of injuries they encounter and how their working lives have changed since the Russian invasion.
November 21, 2022
Attention shifts to pros and cons of pediatric teleultrasound
Researchers from Tours, France, have delivered an upbeat assessment of teleultrasound in a study that examined the use of the technology to evaluate children seen in the emergency department. The results were published in
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
September 11, 2022
AI helps to spot bone fractures in trauma patients
Artificial intelligence (AI) software can help radiologists deliver better performance in identifying bone fractures on x-rays in trauma patients, according to research published online June 29 in
Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
July 5, 2022
Turkish team uses imaging to guide care of victims of conflict
CT and x-ray are playing a significant role in enabling doctors in Turkey to triage patients who've suffered injuries in Syria. A new article shows how imaging can help children injured by explosions. The authors think their findings may be useful for everyone working in war-torn regions.
April 28, 2022
Deep learning can give boost to detection of pulmonary embolism
A French study has shown an artificial intelligence algorithm can help emergency radiologists to improve their performance for detecting pulmonary embolism on CT pulmonary angiography. The results were posted online on 22 March by
March 30, 2022
SERAM issues 10-minute master class on ballistic injuries
The Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM) has released a 10-minute video on the imaging aspects of injuries caused by explosions and guns.
March 15, 2022
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