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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 10

Recommendation for chest imaging techniques Imaging, in particular chest X-ray and computed tomography (CT), is important in the detection of lung lesions, assessment of lesion size, density, and evolution. Chest X-ray examination is convenient and fast, and has been proven … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 9

The radiology department should prepare the requirements of COVID-19 imaging examination workflows, including but not limited to: set up a special waiting area and examination room for COVID-19 patients require all radiologist, technologists and nurses to master skills of prevention … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 8

Infection prevention and control is a new task and serious challenge facing the radiology department in China. All members must  fully understand the epidemic situation and fully grasp the knowledge of infection control. The work process and working mode must … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 7

Preparedness for the radiology department in the prevention and control of COVID-19 In western countries, CT is not considered a screening examination for COVID-19. Due to various factors such as specimen collection technology, kit quality, and the diversity of disease … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 6

There are four clinical types according to Chinese guideline on COVIF-19 pneumonia: Mild type: Clinical symptoms are mild and no signs of pneumonia are seen on imaging Common type: Fever, respiratory infections, and other symptoms; pneumonia can be seen on … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 5

Some critically patients may have elevation of troponin level, and an increase of C-reactive protein can be seen. Critically ill patients may develop acute respiratory distress syndrome, septic shock with metabolic acidosis and coagulation dysfunction that are difficult to correct. … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 4

Clinical features The  incubation period is 1-4 days, mostly 3-7 days, based on the current epidemiological evidence. Fatigue, and dry cough are the most common clinical onset symptoms. Nasal congestion, sore throat, and diarrhea are atypical clinical presentations. Patients with … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 3

Focal hemorrhage and necrosis of the lung tissue may occur with hemorragic infarction. Intra-alveolar fibrosis, resulting from organization of inflammatory exudates also can be found. The epithelium of the bronchial mucosa in lungs discards, and there is formation of mucus … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 2

Pathological changes In post-mortem, the lungs show consolidation in different degrees. Serum, fibrinous exudate, and transparent membrane formation are seen in the alveolar cavity; exudation cells are mainly monocytes and macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells are easily seen. Type 2 … Continue reading

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Imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 part 1

A series of cases of pneunomia of unknown cause was reported in Wuhan, in late December 2019.  Epidemiological data demonstrated person-to-person spread is the main mode of transmission, which resulted in a worldwide outbreak. World Health Organization (WHO) designated COVID-19 … Continue reading

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