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Computed tomographic colonography, or virtual colonosopy, in patients symptomatic of colorectal cancer resulted in a significantly higher rate of additional colonic investigation.
Low-Dose CT Detects More Lung Cancers, Lowers Mortality
Study confirms earlier findings that low-dose CT detects more lung cancer than chest X-rays and lowers mortality from lung cancer.
Small Increased Cancer Risk for Children Who Have CT Scans
CT scans performed on children and adolescents may contribute to a slightly elevated risk cancer over the following 10 years.
Immediate Trauma CTs: Weighing the Risks and Benefits
Rapid CT programs may lead to faster diagnoses, but some say they may not be appropriate for all trauma patients and could unnecessarily increase radiation risk.
CTC Leads to More Follow-Up Colonic Procedures
Computed tomographic colonography in patients symptomatic of colorectal cancer resulted in a significantly higher rate of additional colonic investigation.
Virtual Colonoscopy Bests Barium Enema for CRC Diagnosis
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), or virtual colonoscopy, was more sensitive than barium enema in detecting colorectal cancer and large polyps.
Lower Dose Lumbar Spine CT Delivers Diagnostic Quality Images
Lumbar spine CT radiation doses were lowered by 41 percent and still delivered diagnostic quality images.
Some Abdominal CT Scans May Help ID Osteoporosis
Abdominal CT scans that include the lumbar spine but that are performed for other purposes may help identify patients with osteoporosis.
Podcast: A Conversation about Lowering Radiation Dose
Diagnostic Imaging spoke with Dr. Johnsey Leef III, a radiologist with Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV, about how the industry is responding to the call for lower dose imaging and what his department is doing to address the issue.