Using low-tube voltage CTC provides adequate image quality at lower radiation doses.
Manual entry of CT dose reporting makes it highly susceptible to inaccurate information.
Follow-up LDCT screening for lung cancer decreases recall rates.
Fewer CT scans are needed for trauma patients when whole-body CT is included in early trauma care, but initial WBCT results in higher dose.
Pediatric radiologists need a different skillset and personality than other radiologists.
Health systems must prepare to increase their low-dose CT lung cancer screening capabilities to accommodate a new, larger pool of Medicare patients.
Dosing levels for pediatric head CTs as recommended by the ACR are met by most hospitals in the U.S.
Changing smoking habits may require more sensitive lung cancer screening criteria to include as many high-risk individuals as possible.
Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer following Lung-RADS criteria may reduce false positives, but it also decreases sensitivity.
CMS released their final decision for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT.