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Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
Cardiac CT Can Cause Cellular Damage
Doses over 7.5 mSv of radiation from cardiac CTA cause cellular damage.
Atypical Imaging in Autoimmune Pancreatitis Lessens Accuracy in MDCT
Multi detector computed tomography for autoimmune pancreatitis may not provide fully accurate diagnosis if abnormalities are detected.
Imaging Can Detect CAC, Predict Mortality
Imaging with electron beam tomography or CT helps determine plaque build-up in coronary artery calcification among asymptomatic patients.
Imaging Explains COPD Symptoms, Exercise Limitations
Physicians can use MRI and CT scan to measure exercise limitations and understand symptoms among patients with COPD.
Routine CT Does Not Improve Detection for Occult Cancer
Performing routine abdominal and pelvic CTs does not increase detection of cancer among patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism.
Observation of Nonsolid Lung Nodules By CT Is Safe
Low-dose CT observation of nonsolid lung nodules is safe.
Absolute Recommendations for Imaging Taken More Seriously
Absolute recommendations for imaging, rather than conditional recommendations, result in more patients receiving the exams.
Incidental Finding on History of Trauma
Case History: 27-year-old patient presented with history of trauma.
Increase in Breast Size
Case History: 67-year-old female with progressive increase in size of left breast for five years.
Shortness of Breath
Case History: 60-year-old female with shortness of breath worsening with exertion and fatigue.
Right Abdominal Pain
Case History: 62-year-old female with right upper abdominal pain.
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