Latest X-ray computed tomography Stories
The mere thought of getting a standard colonoscopy makes some people shudder in their seats, and unfortunately, prevents many people from receiving the critically important check-up. But there is a new procedure that may make the whole process a bit easier to endure.
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
A CT-scan-based form of virtual colonoscopy that does not require laxative preparation appears to be as effective as standard colonoscopy in identifying the intestinal polyps most likely to become cancerous.
Monitoring aneurysms with a less invasive option! Researchers are saying a simple contrast ultrasound is the answer.
Respiratory movement during radiotherapy makes it difficult to hit the right treatment target and this in turn can lead to an under-dose of radiation to the tumor, or a potentially toxic over-dose to the surrounding healthy tissue.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a proposal to encourage X-ray manufacturers to consider children’s safety in the development of new imaging devices.
Advanced imaging has been identified as one factor that contributes to the overall rising cost of healthcare in the US.
Cervical spine CT examinations are unnecessary for emergency department (ED) patients who are a victim of "simple assault" or who have a "ground-level fall", unless the patient has a condition that predisposes the patient to spine fracture, a new study finds.
X-rays have changed the way we look at medicine and strong technology is allowing us to make the process safer each year.
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