The Diagnostic Imaging CT modality focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about industry product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the use of CT across the healthcare continuum, from various cancer screenings, such as lung and colon, to cardiothoracic imaging, to appendicitis, and more.

Large Multinational Study Shows Link Between CT Radiation Exposure and Brain Cancer in Children and Young Adults

December 08, 2022

In a new study based on five- to six-year follow-up data from over 650,000 children and young adults who had at least one computed tomography (CT) exam prior to the age of 22, researchers found a “strong dose-response relationship” between increased CT radiation exposure and brain cancer.

Can Ultra-Low-Dose CT be Effective for Lung Cancer Screening in Current or Past Smokers?

November 29, 2022

Ultra-low-dose computed tomography (ULDCT) may have similar efficacy as low-dose CT (LDCT) for detecting a variety of pulmonary conditions in people with current or past smoking histories, but had poor detection of ground glass opacification lesions, according to a recent prospective study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.

Philips Launches AI-Enabled 'Visualization Workspace' at RSNA

November 28, 2022

Offering more than 70 clinical applications, the next-generation edition of the Advanced Visualization Workspace reportedly includes enhanced liver analysis and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered scoring of early brain infarction noted on computed tomography (CT) scans for patients with ischemic stroke.

New Computed Tomography Study Shows High 20-Year Survival Rates for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

November 22, 2022

Emphasizing the benefits of annual lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT), researchers noted high 20-year survival rates for a variety of early-stage lung cancer tumor presentations, including a 100 percent survival rate for those with non-solid or partly solid cancerous nodules.