COVID-19 patients and the radiology department – advice from the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (ESTI)
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (ESTI) joined to provide a singular document encompassing the main imaging features of COVID-19 and highlight the crucial role of chest CT in the early diagnosis of the disease.
The Radiology Department during the COVID-19 pandemic: a challenging, radical change
In this Letter to the Editor, two radiologists from Milan share their experience of tackling the COVID-19 outbreak and give an extensive overview of the steps their department took in order to cope with the pandemic.
Letter to the Editor: AI lends itself to the war of COVID-19
To deal with the issue of (in)accessibility of personal protective equipment, Wang et al urge the authorities to consider using AI chest scanning system and thus reduce the contact between radiologists and COVID-19 patients.
Thoracic abnormal air collections in patients in the intensive care unit: radiograph findings correlated with CT
This article reviews the anatomy of the potential spaces in the chest where abnormal air can collect, explains typical imaging findings, and describes the distinguishing features of conditions that require a differential diagnosis.
Harmonisation of imaging dosimetry in clinical practice: practical approaches and guidance from the ESR EuroSafe Imaging initiative
Responding to the European Directive 2013/59/Euratom on basic safety standards for protection against ionising radiation, the ESR created a working group to support radiology departments in interpreting the Directive and suggest pragmatic approaches for implementation of it.
7-T clinical MRI of the shoulder in patients with suspected lesions of the rotator cuff
This study is the first ever research of the 7-T clinical MRI of the shoulder and it proves the feasibility of 7-T MRI of the shoulder with diagnostic image quality, paving the way for its implementation.