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  • RSNA Announces Publication of First MIDRC-RICORD COVID-19 Data Set
    The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the RSNA COVID-19 AI Task Force announced on 18 December 2020 that the first annotated data set from the RSNA International COVID-19 Open Radiology Database (RICORD) has been published by The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA).
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  • IAEA COVID related CT technique guidelines
    Link to recording of webinar. Summary: Chest computer tomography (CT) is being used extensively in patients with known and suspected COVID-19 infection, especially when there is limited availability of conventional testing with nasal or oral swab (PCR). Some patients may need to undergo multiple chest CT scans as part of their medical examination. In this webinar, radiology experts will present best practices for chest CT including scan parameters and related radiation doses with specific emphasis on COVID-19 imaging with CT. Using generic examples, they will discuss how best to serve patients with appropriate and optimal use of radiology resources and expertise.
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  • CT Scatter Information for COVID Patient Support Staff
    This website has information that may be useful to the medical physicst who is offering guidance to staff who must remain in the CT room during a procedure.
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  • Diagnostic Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Open access article from the Journal of Nuclear Medicine regarding mitigating risk associated with imaging studies related the evaluation of a pulmonary embolisim.
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  • IAEA COVID-19 Webinars: Upcoming Live Events and Past Recordings
    The IAEA has an ongoing series of webinars by global experts on managing radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, and radiological imaging operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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