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.

Seven Takeaways from Best Practice Recommendations for Incidental Radiology Findings in the ER

March 14, 2023

Noting that computed tomography (CT) scans are obtained for more than 30 million emergency department (ED) patients annually and that 31.3 percent of ED CT scans reveal incidental findings, representatives from the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) recently collaborated on best practice recommendations for addressing incidental imaging findings in EDs.

New Chest CT Study Assesses Impact of COVID-19 Variants and Vaccination Status

March 08, 2023

Emerging research from a multicenter study found that COVID-19 vaccination was affiliated with a lower likelihood of high computed tomography (CT) severity scores and typical CT findings for COVID-19 in comparison to unvaccinated patients.

Should Dual-Source CT be the New Standard for ER CCTA Assessment of Acute Chest Pain?

March 03, 2023

Recently published research revealed that coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) exams performed with dual-source CT were completed 22 minutes faster and had a nearly 28 percent higher frequency of good or excellent image quality in comparison to CCTA exams performed with single-source CT devices.