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All you need to know about Post Contrast Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

All you need to know about Post Contrast Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

These two articles explain in detail AKI and provide recommendations for everyday practice. A “must read” for every radiologist and radiographer, who should adopt these recommendations, and also promote their use in cooperation with referring clinicians. Key points:...
How should we measure IPMN for an optimal follow-up?

How should we measure IPMN for an optimal follow-up?

IPMN is very common and most patients are only followed-up with an MRI. This study shows that simple manual evaluation in the axial plane is reliable and reproducible. Key points: MRI measurements by different radiologists can be used for IPMN follow-up. Both diameter...

European Radiology Special Cover Illustrations

With the last three European Radiology issues of 2018 in the pipeline, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back on this year’s theme and reflect upon the message the European Society of Radiology intends to convey with its special cover issues. 2018’s covers...
All you need to know about data sharing

All you need to know about data sharing

There is an expected advantage sharing imaging data, allowing studies based on larger multicentric samples. There are technical solutions to that, and this will probably become a standard for research. Radiologists should be organized in order to increase...
Whole body CT with only 1.5 mSv detects osteolytic lesions

Whole body CT with only 1.5 mSv detects osteolytic lesions

Whole body CT with only 1.5 mSv detects osteolytic lesions Very low-dose CT examinations can be achieved with low kV and tin filtering, reaching a total dose of 1.5 mSv for this whole-body examination. CT can now become a routine tool to detect and follow-up...
Avoiding haemoptysis after transthoracic lung biopsy

Avoiding haemoptysis after transthoracic lung biopsy

    Haemoptysis is a common complication of lung biopsy, which can occasionally be very severe. This paper, based on a very large number of patients, evaluates the risk factors, among them the main pulmonary artery diameter (mPAD).   Key points: mPAD...
Can we standardise CTA reporting with a CAD?

Can we standardise CTA reporting with a CAD?

  Coronary artery CT includes measurements as well as some subjective analysis. Using a CAD helps standardise the report and improves communication, as well as making the radiologist’s work easier. Key points: CAD-RADS is a tool for standardising coronary CTA...