Search Tag: computed tomography

IMAGING Management

Low-Dose CT Beats X-Ray in Lung Cancer Detection

2014 05 Sep

Ultra-low-dose computed tomography (CT) technology worked better than x-ray examination in detecting lung cancer, according to results of a pilot study conducted in Norway. Researchers tried to determine which imaging modality works best for the diagnosis of lung cancer by evaluating both x-ray images and ultra-low-dose CT scans of a small sample of... Read more

IMAGING Management

Chest CT Predicts Cardiovascular Risk

2014 27 May

New research from the Netherlands suggests that computed tomography (CT) has the potential to identify individuals at high risk for cardiovascular disease and its related events such as heart attack. The study, carried out at the University Medical Center in Utrecht and published online in the journal Radiology, looked at the use of chest CT for predictive... Read more

IMAGING Management

COCIR Launches Guidelines on Energy Saving on CT

2014 21 Jan

COCIR, the voice of the European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry launched a new initiative as part of its Self-Regulatory Initiative on eco-design, providing recommendations to users of Computed Tomography scanners on how to save energy.  These recommendations come at a time when energy-saving is at the top of healthcare authorities’... Read more