Clinicians in Italy are urging their peers to gather thoracic x-rays from patients with the virus to help pinpoint this powerful predictor.
The method could also be delivered by nonradiologist personnel with minimal training, noted experts from two North Carolina institutions.
This role has created controversy in some circles, but experts with the Perelman School of Medicine say extenders make business sense, when deployed strategically.
Funding comes by way of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and will be used to create high-resolution US tech to monitor traumatic spinal cord injuries.
All told, the feds have doled out $106 billion in payments to smooth over cash flow issues as imaging and other patient volume dried up in March.
A shift from PSA screening toward mpMRIp has produced 354.7 fewer biopsies each month and about $9.4 million in annual Medicare savings.
NHS physicians recently explored this emerging concern, highlighting the case of a 54-year-old man who died just two hours after presenting at the ED.
Widespread shutdowns of mammography screening services during the COVID-19 pandemic have left thousands of women in danger.
The subspecialty is poised to help stem the tide of deaths and disability arising from this concern, experts wrote in AJR.
Imaging researchers recently explored the incidental appearance of the virus in abdominal and pelvic CT scans.
King’s College London researchers found physicians accurately predicted increased risk of death from such scans, too.
CXR, mobile x-ray, and chest CT are the most commonly deployed systems, experts reported in European Radiology.