Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
CT Radiation Doses for Some Scans Drop After Audit and Information Sharing
Radiation doses for CT scans may decrease when information is shared between institutions.
Radiation Doses for Identical CTs Lower, but Still Variable
Radiation doses for identical CT scans are still variable, despite lower levels overall.
Weight-based Protocol for Iodinated Contrast Material Maintains Image Quality in Aortic CTA
Using weight-based protocol incorporating tube potential selection allows for lower volumes of iodinated contrast material in aortic CTA.
CT Angiography Plus CT Perfusion May Predict Cardiovascular Events
Using noninvasive techniques, such as CT angiography and CT perfusion, may help physicians identify patients at risk of major adverse cardiovascular events.
CT Pulmonary Angiography Finds more Pulmonary Embolisms with Adherence to Clinical Decision Support
Adhering to evidence-based clinical decision support to perform CT pulmonary angiography for suspected PE results in better detection.
Increased Plaque Volume on CCTA in Older Men Who Use Testosterone Gel
Coronary CT angiography shows significantly greater increase in noncalcified plaque volume among older men who use testosterone gel.
Radiation Exposure for CT Lung Cancer Screening
Low dose CT for lung cancer screening exposes patients to radiation doses versus the risk of missing treatable cancers.
Paraumbilical Pain, Nausea, Vomiting
Case History: 35-year-old female presented with pain in the left paraumbilical region for two days, nausea and vomiting.
Inability to Move Shoulder After Tackle
Case History: 16-year-old with immediate pressure on his chest, inability to move left shoulder after tackled in football.
History of Cough, Mild Weight Loss
Case History: 49-year-old patient presented with history of cough; mild weight loss was noted.
42 y/o, Chest Pain
Case History: 42-year-old patient presented with chest pain.
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