Hospital gets creative to perform safer COVID-19 x-rays
April 22, 2020 -- The radiology department at a Pennsylvania hospital has found some creative low-tech solutions to the problem of safely performing chest x-ray studies of patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Discuss
AI model predicts need for total knee replacement
April 21, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that analyzes 3D MR images in addition to clinical and demographic information can predict with a promising level of accuracy if patients will require a total knee replacement in the future, according to research published online April 14 in Scientific Reports.  Discuss
Most chest x-rays of COVID-19 patients are 'normal'
April 17, 2020 -- Almost 60% of chest x-rays taken in urgent care settings in patients with confirmed and symptomatic COVID-19 are interpreted as "normal," according to a study to be published in the May issue of the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine.  Discuss
How clinicians worldwide are handling COVID-19
April 16, 2020 -- From "overwhelmed" hospitals in Italy to facilities in Australia still waiting for the surge, radiology providers are reporting a variety of experiences in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak. They shared their stories in an April 15 webinar.  Discuss
Radiology volume, research will take COVID-19 hit
April 16, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic will adversely affect imaging volume, cancer treatment, and research going forward, according to a series of reports published April 15 in Radiology and Radiology: Imaging Cancer.  Discuss
NYU radiologists answer the call during COVID-19 surge
April 9, 2020 -- New York University (NYU) Langone Health is "bursting at the seams" with patients with COVID-19. Doctors on the floors are trying to manage the overwhelming demand but, too often, keeping a patient's family informed about their loved one's status fell through the cracks -- until the radiologists stepped in.  Discuss
Lessons from SARS: Singapore rads offer COVID-19 tips
April 7, 2020 -- Radiologists from Singapore are offering their peers strategies learned from the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) that can be used to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Their suggestions were published April 3 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
How good is radiography for COVID-19 detection?
April 6, 2020 -- Just how well does radiography perform in detecting signs of COVID‑19? A range of recent studies indicates that while x-ray may not have the diagnostic power of CT, it still has a role to play in managing the pandemic.  Discuss
AI could help triage, monitor COVID-19 patients
April 6, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developed to help diagnose pneumonia on chest x-rays could also be useful for detecting and monitoring COVID-19, potentially enabling early isolation and administration of supportive therapies, according to research published online on March 20 in the Journal of Thoracic Imaging.  Discuss
AI assesses osteoporosis risk from x-ray, CT reports
April 1, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to assess a patient's risk of osteoporosis from x-ray and CT reports much better than the traditional method of manual review by healthcare professionals, according to research set to be published in mid-April in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.  Discuss