Interventional articles necessarily require a different structure to other articles. It is important for them to have a consistent structure to maintain uniformity across the site. The suggested structure and headings (and heading size) are as follows:
Making a decision about when to use bold in an article is important since we know that adding bold and italics to articles reduces its readability.
There are very few examples of when to use bold in an article on Radiopaedia.org and as such, if you're unsure, it's probably worthwhile not using ...
Radiopaedia.org is a rapidly growing open-edit radiology resource primarily compiled by radiologists and radiology residents/registrars and fellows from across the globe. The site aims to create the best radiology reference available, and to make it available for free, forever and for all.
References are essential to the pursuit of the high academic standards we are aiming at Radiopaedia.org.
each article should have at least 3-4 references
all reference material should be cited in the reference section
references should be sought in the following order of pr...
Each case should have a case title which can be entered on its dedicated box. The case title is best labelled as just the diagnosis of the case:
Interesting case of a patient with hepatoma
Pathologically proven hepatoma (this should be included in the case description)
Each case can have multiple studies, and each study can have multiple series. Each series is either a single image or a stack of images.
Both the study and in the individual series within it can have descriptions.
In general the 'series description' (immediately below the large image in case ...
Our style guide is a set of guidelines to help authors write content in a uniform way. This has become increasingly important as the number of contributors has grown. Take a look through the guide and get involved at Radiopaedia.org.
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A case description has two components:
This refers to the clinical information you should write as part of your case which can include relevant past history and laboratory studies. It is included in the field immediately below the c...
Radiopaedia.org is more than just an amazing collaborative resource, it is also the perfect place to keep your case library.
Here are a few reasons why you should upload your cases to Radiopaedia.org:
unlimited storage capacity for your cases
support for scrollable stacks,...
Bullet points in radiographic appearances have an important part to play, particularly where there are multiple series, e.g. MRI.
When listing MRI appearances, use a new bullet for each sequence and embolden the sequence name. If the sequence name has indented bullets below it, do not add a tra...
Using e.g. in Radiopaedia.org articles is common and good practice. However, it is important to use e.g. consistently across the site.
It should be remembered that when using e.g., the user is trying to give an example, not an exhaustive list.
There are many causes of m...
Articles form the encyclopaedic component of Radiopaedia.org and are collaborative efforts to create atomic reference articles for anything related to the practice of radiology. Unlike a textbook, journal publication or a written encyclopaedia, Radiopaedia.org articles allow you and other users ...
Our style guide is a set of articles that outline the basic "rules" about how to write content on Radiopaedia.org.
Hopefully, you already know that content at Radiopaedia.org consists of articles and cases.
Our writing style is similar to scientific journals with the majority of conte...
Mnemonics articles are a special type of article with specific style requirements.
The title of the article should:
relate to the topic that the mnemonic relates to, not the actual mnemonic, e.g. Salter-Harris classification, not SALTR
relate to the specifics of the mnemonic, e.g. branches of...
Radiopaedia.org is at present only accepting articles in English.
One day, we'd love to have the site translated into many languages, but for now, we are simply not able to provide enough editorial control over contributions that are not written in English.
If your first language is not Engli...
A slash is used mainly as a substitute for the word 'or'. Radiopaedia.org follows standard English style with no space either preceding or following a slash. A slash is often used to avoid indicating a preference for one of the terms on either side of the slash.
When either of the separated it...
Differential diagnosis is one of the main subheadings in a standard article.
The "Differential diagnosis" subheading is located after "History and etymology" and before "Practical points".
The differential diagnosis section is best structured as a bullet point list with a...
Pathology is one of the main subheadings in a standard article.
The "Pathology" subheading is located after "Clinical presentation" and before "Radiographic features".
The following subheadings can be used as required.
Description of a condition's aetiology m...
Using names on Radiopaedia.org is common when describing procedures and the history surrounding eponymous names.
When referring to a person, do not use punctuation in the name and use spaces between initials. For example:
Dr R F Player (correct)
Dr. R. F. Player (incorrect)
Dr RF Player (inc...