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RSNA Launches International COVID-19 Open Radiology Database

RSNA and the RSNA COVID-19 AI Task Force announced the launch of the RSNA International COVID-19 Open Radiology Database (RICORD).  RICORD is envisioned as the largest open database of anonymized COVID-19 medical images in the world. More than 200 institutions around the world have expressed their interest in participating.

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New Study Looks at Post-COVID-19 Emerging Disease in Children

In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2. A new case series published in Radiology examines the spectrum of imaging findings in children with the post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition known in the U.S. as Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).

COVID-19 Sparks Innovations in Radiology Departments

COVID SWAT team, radiology annex and predictive tools among novel solutions to aid patients during pandemic.

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Multi-Institutional Study Looks at Brain MRI Findings in COVID-19

A new multi-institutional study published in Radiology identifies patterns in abnormal brain MRI findings in patients with COVID-19.The purpose of this current study was to describe the neuroimaging findings other than stroke in patients with severe COVID-19 and report the clinical and biological profile of these patients.

Radiologists Answer the Call During COVID-19 Pandemic

Radiologists step into new roles helping patients, families and other physicians during crisis

 

 

Radiology Trainees on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Radiology trainees across the U.S. have been asked to assist in new ways during the pandemic. Four trainees share their experiences volunteering on COVID-19 units.

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Radiologists Need to Care for Themselves While Caring for Others During Pandemic

In the midst of a global pandemic that has killed thousands, experts say it is still important for radiologists and other physicians to think about the mental and physical wellness of their colleagues and themselves.

My Turn: Reflections of an Academic Radiologist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges for radiologists and the health care systems we work in.

 

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RSNA Publishes COVID-19 Best Practices for Radiology Departments

The RSNA COVID-19 Task Force has published a guidance document on best practices for radiology departments during the COVID-19 outbreak. RSNA COVID-19 Task Force: Best Practices for Radiology Departments during COVID-19 aims to protect health care workers and the general public from COVID-19 exposure and spread, while maintaining critical radiology functions and preserving personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical care resources during the pandemic.

International Collaboration Key to Consensus on Thoracic Imaging in COVID-19

Radiology leaders fast-track Fleischner Society statement on use of chest imaging