2023-07-12 17:38:18 - 24

Check out the most searched terms on Radlex after one month of its launch

Radlex, a tool launched by the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR), which came to assist radiologists in their daily lives, completed one month of use on July 1st. The launch of the lexicon was a success and was heavily used throughout the month.

From June 1st to July 3rd, Radlex recorded 2553 searches on its platform. The most searched term was “Gross Glass” (60 times), followed by “Opacity” 40 (times) and Cyst 37 (times).

Check out the list of the 10 most searched terms on Radlex in this first month:

1-) Frosted glass (60x)
2-) Opacity (40x)
3-) Cyst (37x)
4-) Steatosis (36x)
5-) Consolidation (35x)
6-) Node (35x)
7-) Appendicitis (25x)
8-) Posterior (23x)
9-) Hemangioma (21x)
10-) Undercover (20x)

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What is Radlex used for?

The tool is a lexicon that brings together more than 47,000 terms for radiologists, intended to fill a gap created by the increasing digitization of images, image reports and medical records. Its main function is to standardize radiological terminology, seeking to facilitate communication and data mining to improve decision-making.

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It is worth mentioning that Radlex will be open to the public for three to six months, starting from the date of its launch (June 1st). After this period, only CBR members will have access to the new tool.

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