Computed Tomography (CT)

  • imaging zika virus
    The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) journal Radiology has published a special report, detailing the spectrum of imaging findings in babies and fetuses infected with the Zika virus. The article includes a large number of ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed...
  • CTA, cardiac CT
    According to a new study , the last 13 years have seen substantial growth in the ordering of computed tomography angiography (CTA) examinations in the Medicare population, particularly in the emergency department (ED) setting.
  • 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.
Zika virus, imaging zika, CT scans of Zika, MRI scans of zika, radiology of Zika, medical imaging of zika

A prenatal computed tomography (CT) 3-D reconstruction of fetus with Zika virus. To access all Zika radiology images related to the RSNA article go to http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584

Feature | Neuro Imaging | August 26, 2016
The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) journal Radiology has published a special report, detailing the...
lung cancer, low-dose helical computed tomography, LDCT, Moffitt Cancer Center study, high-risk patients
News | Lung Cancer | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — A new study found patients who tested negative for lung cancer by...
atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016
The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific...
virtual colonoscopy, ACR, Medicare coverage, colorectal cancer screening, CRC
News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 17, 2016
Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations...
Toshiba, Aquilion Prime 80 CT, Saint Alphonsus Health System
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 17, 2016
Saint Alphonsus Health System is improving its workflow and enhancing diagnostic quality and safety across its network...
RadNet, Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, SafeCT-29, XR-29, low-dose computed tomography
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016 – RadNet Inc. and Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd.
AHRA, Toshiba, ninth annual Putting Patients First grant program, patient care and safety, diagnostic imaging
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 12, 2016
The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) and Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced the ninth year...
Richardson Healthcare, SafeCT-29, CT radiation dose management, computed tomography, Medic Vision
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016 — Richardson Healthcare recently announced the addition of Medic Vision Imaging Solutions’ SafeCT-29
Carestream, AHRA 2016, medical imaging, healthcare IT, JUMP to DR
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 09, 2016
Carestream featured its portfolio of innovative medical imaging and healthcare IT systems at the recent Association for...
CT lung cancer screening, computed tomography, crowd-sourced study, image quality, Prevent Cancer Foundation workshop
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 — An overview of the initial findings and results from the CT...
Osteoarthritis
News | Clinical Study | August 05, 2016
A promising imaging technology that measures bone health at the microscopic level could help doctors detect...
CT angiography, CTA, coronary CT, cardiac CT, SCCT, society of cardiovascular computed tomography, cardiac imaging
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting offers an in-depth review of all aspects of c
CT angiography, CTA, Medicare population, Harvey L. Neiman, CMS
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 02, 2016
According to a new study , the last 13 years have seen substantial growth in the ordering of computed tomography...
CT scan

This is a volume-rendered CT-based reconstruction of the skull of the nodosaur dinosaur PawPawsaurus, from the first-ever CT scans of the PawPawsaurus skull. The bone is rendered semitransparent to show the endocranial cavity in dark blue and the nasal cavities in light blue. Image courtesy of PLosONE/SMU.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 29, 2016
Well-known armored dinosaur Ankylosaurus is famous for a hard knobby layer of bone across its back and a football-sized...
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
imaging

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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...
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