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Radiology Residency in the Midst of COVID-19

Published July 15, 2020 Like many facets of life, radiology residency has not been immune to a new reality wrought by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As one of the first cities in Canada to have a confirmed case of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus was certainly top of mind among our residents, fellows, faculty, and […]

PET/CT Plays Role in Lung Adenocarcinoma Management

Published June 22, 2020 Fluorodeoxyglucose PET (FDG PET) can be used to predict the histopathologic subtypes and growth patterns of early lung adenocarcinoma. “FDG PET, combined with high-resolution CT (HRCT), has value for predicting invasive histopathologic subtypes, but there was no significance for predicting invasive growth patterns,” clarified authors Xiaoliang Shao and Xiaonan Shao from […]

MRI Predicts Shoulder Stiffness for Rotator Cuff Tears

Published June 22, 2020 Two MRI findings—joint capsule edema and thickness at the axillary recess, specifically—proved useful in predicting stiff shoulder in patients with rotator cuff tears. Studying 106 patients with small to large (≤ 5 cm) full-thickness rotator cuff tears, in addition to joint capsule edema and thickness in the axillary recess, Yoon Yi […]

New CT Scoring Criteria for Timely Diagnosis and Treatment of COVID-19

Published June 22, 2020 Updated CT scoring criteria that considers lobe involvement, as well as changes in CT findings, could quantitatively and accurately evaluate the progression of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia. “The earlier that COVID-19 is diagnosed and treated, the shorter the time to disease resolution and the lower the highest and last CT scores […]