What’s New

May 2016

Tubo-ovarian Torsion (Suspected)

This new pathway provides guidance on the diagnosis of female patients who present with non-specific, lower abdominal pain with clinical suspicion of tubo-ovarian torsion. View the pathway

November 2015

Ionising Radiation in Paediatric Imaging

This new article provides information about the risk of ionising radiation in children including the justification and optimisation of imaging procedures that employ ionising radiation. View the article

July 2015

Cholecystitis (Acalculous, Suspected Acute) Pathway

This new pathway provides guidance for appropriate imaging investigation of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) setting presenting with right upper quadrant pain or when acute acalculous cholecystitis is suspected. View the pathway

Gastric Cancer (Staging) Pathway

This new pathway provides a staging algorithm for patients with proven gastric cancer, indicating how imaging helps determine management. View the pathway

Information for Consumers - Orthopantomogram (OPG)

This new article tells patients and carers about an orthopantomogram (OPG), including the benefits and the risks and what happens before, during and after an OPG scan. View the article

March 2015

Abdominal Pain (Chronic) Pathway

This pathway provides guidance on imaging in adult patients with non-acute abdominal pain; how patients’ symptoms may be categorized into specific types, what are the ‘red-flags’? The pathway links to others dealing with those specific types. View the pathway

Thyroid Nodule (Incidental) Pathway

This pathway provides guidance on the imaging of adult patients with a thyroid nodule incidentally discovered on palpation or imaging. View the pathway


Subscription functionality has been added and can be accessed from the menu on the bottom of the screen. Subscribers to Diagnostic Imaging Pathways will be notified about important initiatives, additions and amendments. Access Subscribe

Information for Consumers

The Home Page of each pathway now has an Information for Consumers tab. The tab is linked to a table which lists the titles of relevant information for consumers that is published by Diagnostic Imaging Pathways and by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Each title is linked to the information source for ease of access. View Information for Consumers - Transient Ischaemic Attack

Trauma Menu

A new Trauma menu has been added to help with navigation to guidance. Relevant pathways are grouped under the submenus of Head, Musculoskeletal, Paediatric and Visceral Trauma. View the Trauma Pathways Menu and links