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Low Dose

 

Industry-wide efforts look to control CT dosing levels, but not everyone is convinced the radiation is under control.

- See more at: http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/low-dose#sthash.mBBRVQOf.dpuf
 

Industry-wide efforts look to control CT dosing levels, but not everyone is convinced the radiation is under control.

- See more at: http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/low-dose#sthash.mBBRVQOf.dpuf

Capturing data on CT radiation doses from RIS/PACS databases was more accurate and cost effective than self-reported survey data.

Low Dose

Physicians and radiologists should clearly communicate risks and benefits of imaging procedures, especially for pediatric patients.

Clinical decision support tools can help standardize best practices for radiologists and patients.

Medicare should fully cover low-dose CT lung cancer screening as per the USPSTF recommendations for high-risk patients.

Low-dose CT community-based lung cancer screening program effective and feasible.

More radiology tests found to be of low-value in the emergency room.

New MRI technique allows for accurate assessment of tumors in children without the radiation exposure of PET/CT scans.

Capturing data on CT radiation doses from RIS/PACS databases was more accurate and cost effective than self-reported survey data.

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