Search Tag: lung disease

IMAGING Management

Vaping and Lung Injury

2019 28 Aug

The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating 193 cases where severe lung injury has been linked to e-cigarettes or ‘vaping’ use across 22 states in America, with one reported death.   Vaping has gained significant popularity over the past few years, especially amongst teenagers, as an alternative to traditional... Read more

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Advanced 3D Applied For First Time To Deadly IPF Lung Disease

2016 21 Apr

Researchers at the University of Southampton have used advanced 3D X-ray imaging technology to give new insight into the way IPF, an aggressive form of lung disease, develops in the body. Originally designed for the analysis of substantial engineering parts, such as jet turbine blades, the powerful scanning equipment at Southampton’s µ-VIS... Read more