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Most Parents Underestimate Potential Risk of CT Scans
Parents may be underestimate the small increased cancer risk associated with their child undergoing a CT scan.
Related article: CT-related cancer risk among children can be lowered.
Community-Based CT Lung Cancer Screening Program Feasible
Low-dose CT community-based lung cancer screening program effective and feasible.
Imaging Dominates Latest Low-Value Tests List
More radiology tests found to be of low-value in the emergency room.
Rate of CTs of Spine Continue to Grow as Overall Use Slows
Use of CTs for the spine growing, despite slowing down of overall CT imaging.
CT Detected Silent Adrenal Tumors Need Follow-Up
Adrenal tumors that are detected incidentally by CT scan should be followed up due to an increased risk of cardiovascular events caused by increased tumor activity.
Imaging Software System Improves Heart Disease Diagnosis
CT angiography and SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging improves with the use of synchronized multimodal heart visualization software.
CT Measurements May Help Predict Incident Cardiovascular Events
Using CT to measure coronary artery calcium may aid physicians in predicting the chances of incident cardiovascular events.
CT After Colorectal Cancer Surgery Offers Only Small Advantages
CT and blood test follow-up after curative surgery for primary colorectal cancer provides small, if any, survival advantages.
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.