EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGY
62:25Edwin van Beek, Edinburgh / UK
Learning objectives1. To review imaging findings in COVID-19
2. To evaluate pathophysiology of COVID-19
3. To assess the role of D-dimer testing on prognosis and as an indicator for thrombosis
4.To issue guidance on use of D-dimer, additional testing and anticoagulant prophylaxis and treatment
In the first of three episodes dedicated to cardiovascular and workflow issues that radiologists have to face when treating patients with the novel coronavirus disease, Prof. Edwin van Beek will speak about vascular complications in the lung, especially thromboembolism, and how it can be efficiently diagnosed, avoided and treated.
Van Beek is the Chair of Clinical Radiology of the the Scottish Imaging Network - a Platform of Scientific Excellence (SINAPSE) and co-director of "Edinburg Imaging", a Clinical Research Imaging Centre and joint venture between the University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian.