Computed Tomography (CT)

  • Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in nonsolid lung nodules, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
  • Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities when considering performing computed tomography (CT) procedures on pediatric patients, according to a literature review published in the scientific journal Radiologic Technology. Among the best...
  • Interview with Patricia Dickson, LRT (CT), assistant director, diagnostic and outpatient services, Capital Cardiology Associates, Albany, N.Y., at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2016 annual meeting.
  • Interview with Claudio Smuclovisky, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, director of South Florida Imaging Cardiovascular Institute, Holy Cross Hospital, at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2016 annual meeting.
  • An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada, at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2016 meeting.
CMS, Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, national distribution, quailty of care
News | Business | July 26, 2016
July 25, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it expects to launch its new Over
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Blog | Imaging | July 20, 2016
Making healthcare more objective and precise promises to increase efficiency and reduce costs — the key ingredients of...
Siemens Healthineers, Enterprise Services, ES, U.S. launch
Technology | Imaging | July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers recently introduced an expanded Services portfolio, known as Enterprise Services
lung cancer, nonsolid nodules, NSNs, CT scan follow-up, computed tomography, Claudia Henschke
News | Lung Cancer | July 18, 2016
Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in nonsolid lung...
CT, computed tomography, radiation safety, best practices, pediatric patients
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 14, 2016
Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities when considering...
value medicine

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Blog | Imaging | July 13, 2016
Images shown at trade shows tend to be, well … perfect. The kVP is adjusted precisely in computed tomography (CT); the...
Brookfield Zoo, CT, computed tomography, clouded leopard, C-arm fluoroscopy unit, AMITA Health

Brookfield Zoo technicians tend to a clouded leopard in the zoo's new CT scanner. Image courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2016
July 11, 2016 — The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), which manages Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill., is now home t
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
Interview with Claudio Smuclovisky, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, director of South Florida Imaging Cardiovascular Institute, Ho
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
Interview with Patricia Dickson, LRT (CT), assistant director, diagnostic and outpatient services, Capital Cardiology
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St.
Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 07, 2016
DAIC/ITN editor Dave Fornell shows some of the most innovative new cardiac CT and angiography technologies from sessi
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 07, 2016
An interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, director of cardiac CT, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif., a
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 06, 2016
An interview with Leslee Shaw, Ph.D, FACC, FASNC, FAHA, co-director of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Ins
personalized medicine
Feature | Imaging | July 06, 2016 | Greg Freiherr
Mammography may be the most recognizable — and singularly effective — type of personalized medicine, benefitting from...
Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2016
An interview with Ricardo Cury, M.D., director of cardiac imaging, Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, at the Socie

Clinical Example

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Sponsored Content | Case Study | Information Technology | July 06, 2016
The Radiation Oncology Department at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand, has made great strides in boosting efficiency...
Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016
Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea advanced visualization software. This application-based...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016
HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis. The result of years...
CT scans, radiation dose, cancer risk, healthcare providers survey
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 27, 2016
A new study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences surveyed doctors, radiologists and imaging...
iCAD, USPSTF, colorectal cancer screening recommendations, VeraLook computer-aided detection software
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | June 22, 2016
iCAD announced its support for the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for colorectal...
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