Myocardial injury seen on MRI in 54% of recovered COVID-19 patients
February 25, 2021
Two months after discharge, 54% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients with troponin elevation showed signs of myocardial injury on MRI, some of which was likely pre-existing, the authors say.
CVD deaths rose, imaging declined during pandemic
January 14, 2021
Two new papers quantify the impact of COVID-19 on patients with heart disease: more deaths, less disease testing or diagnosis. Experts suggest shutdowns may have been too complete.
FDA safety alert: Face masks with metal can burn during MRI
December 9, 2020
Many face masks contain a nose wire or metal clip that helps the product conform to the face. Some masks contain metal nanoparticles, while others have coatings with silver or copper.
Non-COVID-19 clinical trials grind to a halt during pandemic
August 19, 2020
Many more trials than usual are being paused or stopped, new findings suggest, creating downstream disruption to product availability and issues with data integrity and statistical interpretation.
PHM20 Virtual: Common incidental findings seen on pediatric imaging
August 13, 2020
Incidental findings are very common in pediatric imaging.
Ultrasound, cardiac CT valuable in COVID-19 assessment
July 27, 2020
An expert panel of the American College of Cardiology offers evidence-based guidance for evaluating cardiac complications of COVID-19 infections.
Internists’ use of ultrasound can reduce radiology referrals
July 23, 2020
The use of point-of-care ultrasound in internal medicine has been more controversial than in emergency medicine.
Used together, troponin and coronary calcium improve CV risk assessment
July 20, 2020
Cardiovascular disease risk is more accurately assessed when troponin and coronary calcium are both assessed.
How to reboot elective CV procedures after COVID-19 lockdown
June 26, 2020
Top cardiology societies provide strategies and considerations for ramping up elective CV imaging, electrophysiology, and remote arrhythmia monitoring as restrictions ease.
Experts publish imaging recommendations for pediatric COVID-19
June 23, 2020
The review also included useful radiographic findings to help in the differential diagnosis of COVID-19 pneumonia from other respiratory infections.