Lung Imaging

News and new technology innovations concerning how imaging technology for the lungs. This includes computed tomography (CT), X-ray and ultrasound imaging of the lungs to diagnose and monitor treatment for lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary embolism (PE), pneumonia, tuberculosis and COVID-19 can be found on this channel.

62-year-old woman with pure ground-glass nodules (GGN). PET/CT fusion image shows pure GGN with tumor maximum standardized uptake value of 2.8 (circle).

62-year-old woman with pure ground-glass nodules (GGN). PET/CT fusion image shows pure GGN with tumor maximum standardized uptake value of 2.8 (circle).

News | PET-CT | November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019 — According to an article published ahead-of-print in the February 2020 issue of the American Journal...
This chest X-ray of a patient being treated for e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury shows lung opacities, densities and whitish cloud-like areas which are typically seen with unusual pneumonias, fluid in lungs or lung inflammation. Image courtesy of Intermountain Healthcare

This chest X-ray of a patient being treated for e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury shows lung opacities, densities and whitish cloud-like areas which are typically seen with unusual pneumonias, fluid in lungs or lung inflammation. Image courtesy of Intermountain Healthcare

News | Clinical Trials | November 08, 2019
November 8, 2019 — As the outbreak of lung injuries and deaths associated with e-cigarettes, or vaping, continues to...
Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging has published a special report on lung injury resulting from the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or “vaping.”

Image by Lindsay Fox from Pixabay

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 06, 2019
November 6, 2019 — Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging has published a special report on lung injury resulting from the...
LungPrint Discovery offers fully automatic radiological metrics and unique, time-saving airway visualizations
News | Advanced Visualization | October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019 — VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. announced that its LungPrint analysis will be available through TeraRecon’s...
FDA Clears Modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest CT From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest CT...
Radiation After Immunotherapy Improves Progression-free Survival for Some Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients
News | Lung Imaging | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Adding precisely aimed, escalated doses of radiation after patients no longer respond to...
FDA Clears GE Healthcare's Critical Care Suite Chest X-ray AI
Technology | X-Ray | September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 – GE Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) clearance of Critical...
First Cancer Patient Treated With Accuray Radixact System With Synchrony Motion Tracking
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019 — Physicians at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Clinical Cancer Center in...
Videos | Treatment Planning | August 21, 2019
This is a lung cancer tumor radiotherapy treatment plan for the Accuray CyberKnife system demonstrated at the American...
New AI Tool Identifies Cancer Outcomes Using Radiology Reports
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019 — Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence (AI) tool...
New Lung Ambition Alliance Aims to Double Five-year Lung Cancer Survival by 2025
News | Lung Imaging | July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 — The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung...
Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Radiation Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 09, 2019
July 9, 2019 — New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can use medical scans and...
SIIM and ACR Host Machine Learning Challenge for Pneumothorax Detection and Localization
News | Artificial Intelligence | June 03, 2019
June 3, 2019 — The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) are...
AI Biomarker Demonstrates High Predictive Power for Lung Cancer Immunotherapy
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 — Lunit announced an abstract presentation of its artificial intelligence (AI) precision medicine research...
Vast Majority of Heavy Smokers Not Screened for Lung Cancer
News | Lung Imaging | May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019 — Out of more than 7 million current and former heavy smokers, only 1.9 percent were screened for lung...
AI Detects Unsuspected Lung Cancer in Radiology Reports, Augments Clinical Follow-up
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 — Digital Reasoning announced results from its automated radiology report analytics research. In a series...
FDA Approves Zebra Medical Vision's HealthPNX AI Chest X-ray Triage Product
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 — Zebra Medical Vision has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for HealthPNX...
Ultrasonic Device Safe and Effective for Lung Vessel Sealing in Minimally Invasive Lobectomy
News | Interventional Radiology | May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 – According to a new study, an ultrasonic vessel-sealing device can improve patient outcomes by reducing...
Physicians, Patients Talking Less About Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Imaging | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — Smoking rates are down nationally, but so are discussions among physicians and smokers about lung...
New Study Redefines Therapeutic Dose Guidelines for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
News | Lung Imaging | April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019 — Non-small cell lung cancer is a common cancer for both men and women. Many people who are diagnosed...