CCTA shows promise for managing patients with heart disease
January 7, 2022 -- Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) shows promise for helping clinicians determine whether a patient requires invasive coronary angiography -- as well as for planning strategies for managing interventions to treat their disease, according to a review published January 6 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
CT radiomics helps to predict pancreatic cancer metastases
January 7, 2022 -- A nomogram that utilizes CT radiomics data can preoperatively predict lymph node metastasis in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), according to research published online January 6 in Cancer Imaging. Read More
Cancer deaths increasing worldwide
January 6, 2022 -- Deaths worldwide from cancer rose to 10 million in 2019, with the number of new cases increasing to more than 23 million, according to an article published December 30 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
Researchers use CT to 'unwrap' mummy of Pharaoh Amenhotep I
January 4, 2022 -- Egyptian researchers have used CT to digitally unwrap the mummy of Pharaoh Amenhotep I, according to a study published December 28 in Frontiers in Medicine. Read More
Does higher risk of heart disease always translate to cardiac events?
December 22, 2021 -- Although Black patients have a higher risk of coronary artery disease than their white counterparts, they don't necessarily have higher incidence of major adverse cardiac events, according to research published December 22 in JAMA Cardiology. Read More
Patient background can impact follow-up of lung nodules
December 22, 2021 -- The demographic and socioeconomic factors of patients can influence whether incidental lung nodules found on chest CT are tracked appropriately, according to poster research presented at the recent RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Should interval chest CT findings affect timing of lung screening?
December 17, 2021 -- Should clinical information gleaned from interval diagnostic low-dose chest CT scans for lung cancer affect the timing of later rounds of lung screening? Perhaps, according to research presented at the recent RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Automated pipeline enables body composition analysis on chest CT
December 15, 2021 -- Body composition analysis can be performed on chest CT exams with help from an automated pipeline that includes deep-learning algorithms, according to research presented recently at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Photon-counting CT bests conventional scanners
December 14, 2021 -- Mayo Clinic researchers found that the first clinically available photon-counting CT scanner performed better than conventional CT in a study published December 14 in Radiology. Read More
Osteoporosis risk can be predicted on dual-energy CT
December 13, 2021 -- Volumetric assessment of bone mineral density on dual-energy CT exams can yield accurate predictions for future risk of osteoporosis-associated fractures, according to research presented at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More