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Fewer Screenings, but More Serious Cases in Italian Community Hospitals

2021 16 Mar

Italy was one of the first European countries to face the Covid-19 pandemic. The first lockdown came into effect on 9 March 2020, to flatten the curve of contagion. These measures had a huge impact on all levels of medical practice. A study was conducted to  examine how the workload of radiological examinations changed during the pandemic and how... Read more

Ultrasound Has Role in COVID-19 Detection

2020 30 Mar

Recent research mostly from China, where the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak originated, has cited the usefulness of chest CT in early disease diagnosis. CT protocols are now used for assessing pulmonary damage in COVID-19 patients.     You might also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise Imaging Practices   Since CT... Read more

Italy Outlines 7-Point Plan on AI-Imaging Ethics

2020 04 Feb

Italian researchers have addressed the question of ethics in deployment of AI in radiology processes as the technology brings up questions about the responsibility of radiologists.   You might also like: Top Radiology Societies Issue Statement on AI Ethics   In an editorial published in La Radiologia Medica a team led by Prof. Emanuele... Read more

Affidea Continues its Expansion Plans with a New Acquisition in Italy

2019 29 Jul

Affidea Group, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services announces today that it has completed the acquisition of NSL Health Centers in Rome, Italy. This is Affidea’s third acquisition in the last three months proving the company’s ambition to strengthen its leading position in Europe with the network... Read more

Radiology and Management Issues in Italy

2013 15 Mar

The Italian Radiological Society (SIRM) was founded in 1913, and the first meeting was held in Milan on October 12–14 the same year. SIRM is the largest medical society in Italy today, and in 2013 will commemorate its centenary with the slogan ‘The future comes from a solid past’. Approximately 9,600 radiologists are registered with SIRM, including... Read more