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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.

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

September 23, 2022

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.

Could a New Deep Learning Tool Enhance CT Detection of Pancreatic Cancer?

September 13, 2022

New research reveals that an emerging deep learning tool had comparable sensitivity and specificity to radiologist assessment of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scans for pancreatic cancer, and a 74.7 percent sensitivity rate for tumors smaller than 2 cm.

Managing Incidentalomas in Radiology: Embracing Challenges as Opportunities

September 12, 2022

Greater imaging utilization has increased the prevalence of incidental findings or incidentalomas, but unclear clinical context and guidelines complicate management. Accordingly, these authors offer a thorough review of the literature and discuss new opportunities for improving interdisciplinary management strategies.

Could the New Stratus Imaging PACS Viewer Help Streamline Radiology Workflows?

September 09, 2022

Offering a variety of features to enhance efficiency, bolster security and reduce IT overhead, the cloud-native SaaS platform may help radiologists minimize workflow issues that can impede practices with high imaging volume.

New Study Suggests Lung-Related Comorbidities Have No Impact on Lung Cancer Detection

September 08, 2022

Comparing patients with and without comorbidities ranging from emphysema and tuberculosis to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers found that cancer detection rates and false-positive rates remained similar in lung cancer screening.