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AI May Bolster Assessment of Pulmonary Nodules on Chest CT

May 24, 2022

A new study revealed that an emerging artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled software tool led to improved sensitivity, specificity and inter-observer agreement for the diagnosis of indeterminate pulmonary nodules on chest computed tomography (CT) scans.

Emerging Strategies for Managing the Acute Shortage of Iodinated Contrast Media

May 18, 2022

In a recent video interview, two radiology professors from the Yale School of Medicine discussed the impact of the iodinated contrast media (ICM) shortage and potential strategies, ranging from ICM dose reduction to possible deferment of non-urgent imaging, that may provide a viable path moving forward.

Emerging Perspectives on Computed Tomography Colonography

May 13, 2022

In recent video interviews, Syam Reddy, MD, Judy Yee, MD and Anand Narayan, MD, discussed various benefits of computed tomography colonography (CTC) for colorectal cancer screening, the underutilization of the CTC procedure and steps moving forward to improve access to this procedure.

Iodinated Contrast Media: 15 Recommendations for Addressing the Shortage

May 12, 2022

Given the challenges with the shortage of the iodinated contrast agent Omnipaque, national and state organizations have issued suggested risk mitigation and conservation strategies to reprioritize imaging needs during this temporary shortage.

New Study Shows Impact of COVID-19 and Comorbidities in Inner-City Lung Screening Cohort

May 01, 2022

In a lung screening cohort of over 2,500 people, researchers found that significantly higher rates of chronic kidney disease and chronic heart failure were associated with increased hospitalization and mortality rates in patients with COVID-19.