Computed Tomography (CT)

CT systems use a series of X-ray images to create an image volume dataset with slices that can be manipulated on any plane using advanced visualization software. The section includes computed tomography scanners, CT contrast agents, CT angiography (CTA and CCTA), CT perfusion, spectral CT (dual-source CT), and iterative reconstruction dose reduction software.

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO #ASTRO18

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. 

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 – At the 2018 American Society of...

CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Computed...

Videos | Treatment Planning | October 08, 2018

Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology at Henry Ford Health System,...

Videos | Treatment Planning | October 05, 2018

Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology at Henry Ford Health System,...

Adherence to Annual Lung Cancer Screening Needs Improvement
News | Lung Cancer | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 —A study of adherence to annual...

Patient Groups and Doctors Tell Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage
News | Colonoscopy Systems | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and medical societies are calling on Congress to pass...

Bruker Introduces New High-Performance Preclinical PET/CT Si78 System
Technology | PET-CT | September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 — Bruker recently announced the introduction of the new preclinical...

SimonMed Deploys ClearRead CT Enterprise Wide
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 — National outpatient physician radiology group SimonMed Imaging has selected Riverain...

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Somatom go.Top CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus recently became the first...

The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s.

The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | September 07, 2018

Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the...

Carestream Releases Second-Generation Metal Artifact Reduction Software for OnSight 3D Extremity System
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 06, 2018

September 6, 2018 — Carestream Health has started shipping a new software version for its Carestream OnSight 3D...

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 06, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There have been a few big, recent advancements in cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) imaging technology...

Key Patient Preparations for a CT Scan
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 05, 2018

September 5, 2018 — The Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in Miami recently released a list of important...

iSchemaView RAPID Technology Now Installed in More Than 500 Stroke Centers
News | Neuro Imaging | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — iSchemaView announced that more than 575...

Doctor-Patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Cancer | August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 — Although national guidelines advise doctors to discuss the benefits and harms of...

ACR LI-RADS Steering Committee Releases New Version of CT/MRI LI-RADS
News | Clinical Decision Support | August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 — The American College of Radiology Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) steering...

Aidoc Receives FDA Clearance for AI Detection of Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — Aidoc announced that it was granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the first...

Hologic Acquires Digital Specimen Radiography Company Faxitron Bioptics

VisionCT 3-D breast specimen-designated computed tomography (CT) system. Image courtesy of Faxitron Bioptics.

News | Breast Imaging | July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 — Hologic Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Faxitron Bioptics, a privately-held...

Varian Showcases Advanced Cancer Care Solutions at AAPM 2018
News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 — Varian announced it will be showcasing its advanced cancer care solutions, including a new version...