Clinical Radiology Podcast
The importance of dose reduction in CT

The importance of dose reduction in CT

May 26, 2016

Dr Mark Kon speaks to Professor Carl Roobottom and Mr Robert Loader at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. We talk about scanner hardware and software factors and discuss the limitations of reporting CT DLP for the individual and for the department. We consider the important role that all radiologists play in justifying the right protocols to answer the clinical question, with specific reference to 80KV scanning and potential for saving on contrast volume.

Virtual Special Issue on Neuroradiology

Virtual Special Issue on Neuroradiology

April 10, 2017

We speak with Dr Mark Igra who highlights some of the key issues in his field and topics covered in the Virtual Special Issue on Neuroradiology. 

RCR audit looking at the accuracy of reporting of emergencynon-trauma abdominal CT

RCR audit looking at the accuracy of reporting of emergencynon-trauma abdominal CT

April 14, 2017

In this podcast, we discuss the findings of the recent RCR audit looking at the accuracy of reporting of emergency non-trauma abdominal CT and factors that may affect the report - comparisons made between onsite reporting consultants, registrars and offsite reporters with Dr Giles Maskell and Mr Iain Anderson.

Implementing Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischaemic Stroke in the UK

Implementing Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischaemic Stroke in the UK

April 17, 2017

We speak with Dr Trevor Cleveland, consultant interventional radiologist and Professor Phil White, Professor of Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology who highlight some of the key issues and challenges in implementing mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke in the UK.

Imaging and reporting considerations for suspected physical abuse (non-accidental injury) in infants and young children

Imaging and reporting considerations for suspected physical abuse (non-accidental injury) in infants and young children

April 21, 2017

We speak with Dr Michael Paddock, radiology registrar and Dr Amaka Offiah, Reader in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at the University of Sheffield who share their thoughts on their two part pictorial review on imaging and reporting considerations for suspected physical abuse (non-accidental injury) in infants and young children and share their expertise on fracture dating. 

Thoracic Special Issue

Thoracic Special Issue

April 24, 2017

In this podcast, we hear from several authors who have contributed to the Thoracic Special Issue edited by Dr Anand Devaraj. Firstly, we hear from Dr Tom Semple on Current and Future Approaches to Large Airways Imaging in Adults and Children, followed by Dr Joanna Moser on Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies in Thoracic CT and finally from Dr Mario Silva on Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography in Europe.

Chronic Liver Disease Virtual Special Issue

Chronic Liver Disease Virtual Special Issue

April 26, 2017

Curated by our Guest Editors R. Albazaz and J.A. Guthrie, this special issue highlights papers published in Clinical Radiology demonstrating the increasing capabilities of non-invasive imaging tests to identify patients at risk of developing the complications of liver disease.

iRefer version 8 : What’s new?

iRefer version 8 : What’s new?

May 24, 2017

In this podcast, we hear from Dr Denis Remedios who has worked on the new iRefer guidelines (version 8). He tells us what is new, about the value and access to radiological investigations.

Diagnostic Yield of FDG-PET/CT in Fever of Unknown Origin

Diagnostic Yield of FDG-PET/CT in Fever of Unknown Origin

June 8, 2017

In this podcast, we hear from Dr Bharucha on her paper Diagnostic Yield of FDG-PET/CT in Fever of Unknown Origin: A Systematic Review,Meta-analysis and Delphi Exercise. If you are interested to get involved please contact her by email.

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis

July 24, 2017

In this podcast, we hear from Dr Simon Padley on the NICE guidelines Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis (CG95) updated in November 2016 on changes in the requirement for cardiovascular CT. 

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