Search Tag: computerised tomography

IMAGING Management

Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise

2019 05 Sep

A study of more than 135 million imaging exams, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has shown that computerised tomography  (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other scans have been increasing in use. Researchers from UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente showed that despite efforts to reduce imaging in medicine... Read more

IMAGING Management

CT Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism: Optimising Imaging Quality

2017 14 Feb

In the computerised tomography (CT) evaluation of acute pulmonary embolism, an individualised contrast protocol can provide comparable vascular enhancement and image quality to the standard methodology, yet with fewer limitations and lower intravenous contrast volume. These findings are from a new study published in the journal Medicine. See Also:... Read more