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.

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Feature | Radiology Imaging | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - An annual exam using a key imaging technology could spare patients with lung nodules from unnecessary...
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Feature | Lung Imaging | June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015 - People who have nonsolid lung nodules can be safely monitored with annual low-dose computed tomography...
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News | June 24, 2015
An annual exam using a key imaging technology could spare patients with lung nodules from unnecessary tests and surgery...
ACR, lung cancer screening, education program, CT
News | May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015 – The American College of Radiology (ACR) now offers a comprehensive, interactive online education program...
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Technology | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — McKesson Specialty Health announced the availability of Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer to iPad...
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News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is issuing a new guideline, “Definitive and adjuvant...
News | April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has introduced Low-Dose Computed Tomography (...
News | April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015 — HealthMyne Inc. received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National...
A 3-D, axial, sagittal and coronal view of the treated areahighlighted in pink, as well as radiation dose shown in multicoloredisodose lines.

2-View: A 3-D, axial, sagittal and coronal view of the treated areahighlighted in pink, as well as radiation dose shown in multicoloredisodose lines.

Case Study | April 09, 2015
Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee, purchased a CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System in December 2010...
lung cancer screening, low dose CT, recall rates, LUSI, IASLC
News | April 02, 2015
April 2, 2015 — The German Lung Cancer Screening Intervention Trial (LUSI) shows the early repeat scan rate for...
LUNG
Feature | March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015 — The ECRI Institute’s Health Technology Assessment service released a new report examining the possible...
CMS, ACR, Lung Cancer Screening Registry, CT systems
Feature | March 09, 2015
March 9, 2015 — Providers can now meet Medicare quality reporting requirements to receive payment for computed...
Feature | March 03, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final national coverage determination,...
smoking, lung cancer, CT screening, guidelines
Feature | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection...
PET/CT, lung cancer, follow-up, tumor tracking, nuclear imaging, trial
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reveals a high value for scans which could lead...
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News | February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 — Results of the NELSON lung cancer screening trial using low dose computed tomography (LDCT) can be...
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Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — A set of guidelines developed to help standardized lung cancer screening would have generated...
Sanovas, lung cancer screening, peripheral tumors, PDT, Medicare
Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — Sanovas Inc. announced that one of its clinical advisers is warning that the United States...
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News | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) commends the February 5, 2015, decision by the...
Lung cancer

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News | February 06, 2015
February 6, 2015 — Many patients whose lung cancer is diagnosed as an emergency in hospital reported difficulties in...