Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: September 18-September 24

Catch up on the top radiology content of the past week.

Five Takeaways from New Consensus Recommendations for CT Imaging and Reporting in Patients with CAD

In an update of the original CAD-RADS™ consensus document on coronary artery disease (CAD) imaging and reporting published in 2016, expert panelists incorporated emerging evidence for CAD-RADS 2.0 to recommend new categorization for coronary plaque burden and suggested modifiers to reflect the level of ischemia and high-risk plaque in patients undergoing cardiac computed tomography.

Ultrasound-Based Breast Imaging Device Gets FDA Clearance for Fibroglandular Volume Metrics

The ability of QT Imaging’s QTscan, a quantitative transmission ultrasound modality, to calculate the ratio of fibroglandular volume to total breast volume may facilitate assessment of ongoing breast cancer treatments or selective hormone receptor modulation therapies.