COVID-19

Thorax
Managing high clinical suspicion COVID-19 inpatients with negative RT-PCR: a pragmatic and limited role for thoracic CT

Clinical Radiology
The continuing evolution of COVID-19 imaging pathways in the UK: a British Society of Thoracic Imaging expert reference group update

Clinical Radiology
A British Society of Thoracic Imaging statement: considerations in designing local imaging diagnostic algorithms for the COVID-19 pandemic

Clinical Radiology
An update of COVID-19 for the radiologist – A British society of Thoracic Imaging statement

Clinical Radiology
Validation of the British Society of Thoracic Imaging guidelines for COVID-19 chest radiograph reporting

Lung Cancer

Thorax
Ambulatory percutaneous lung biopsy with early discharge and Heimlich valve management of iatrogenic pneumothorax: more for less

Thorax
Lung cancer tissue diagnosis in poor lung function: addressing the ongoing percutaneous lung biopsy FEV1 paradox using Heimlich valve

Clinical Radiology
A survey of UK percutaneous lung biopsy practice: current practices in the era of early detection, oncogenetic profiling, and targeted treatments

Journal of Medical Economics
Pre-surgical lung biopsy in management of solitary pulmonary nodules: a cost effectiveness analysis

NHS England
Revolutionising UK lung cancer management

Pulmonary Thromboembolism

European Radiology
Tube potential can be lowered to 80kVp in test bolus phase of CT coronary angiography (CTCA) and CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) to save dose without compromising diagnostic quality

Clinical Radiology
Intravenous contrast medium administration at 128 multidetector row CT pulmonary angiography: Bolus tracking versus test bolus and the implications for diagnostic quality and effective dose

Clinical Radiology
Computed tomographic and clinical features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: raising the radiologist’s awareness

BMJ
Pulmonary vasculitis mimicking chronic thromboembolic disease

Cardiac

Heart BMJ
MRI in the assessment of ischaemic heart disease

Heart BMJ
Comprehensive characterisation of hypertensive heart disease left ventricular phenotypes

European Radiology
Hypertensive heart disease versus hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: multi-parametric cardiac magnetic resonance discriminators when end-diastolic wall thickness ≥15mm

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging
ECG-strain pattern in hypertension is associated with myocardial cellular expansion and diffuse interstitial fibrosis: a multi-parametric cardiac magnetic resonance study

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging
Prevalence and predictors of asymmetric hypertensive heart disease: insights from cardiac and aortic function with cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Media

BBC News
Coronavirus: Warning thousands could be left with lung damage

Royal College of Radiologists
Dr Sam Hare FRCR and Dr Aniket Tavare FRCR lead NHS Innovation Cancer Challenge winning team

The Times
Fast and cheap test raises hope against lung cancer.The method allows patients to spend only an hour in an outpatient clinic, rather than a day in a hospital bed. Even if their lung collapsed — a complication of lung biopsies — patients could still be sent home

The Daily Mail
New gadget is being used to treat thousands of Britons with collapsed lungs while they relax at home

The Daily Mail
A pioneering two-in-one lung cancer treatment is being used to both diagnose and destroy hard-to-reach tumours in just half an hour – allowing thousands of NHS patients to avoid the need for invasive, life-changing surgery