Cardiothoracic

What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – March 2021

  Performance of Chest Computed Tomography in Differentiating Coronavirus Disease 2019 From Other Viral Infections Using a Standardized Classification  Borges da Silva Teles, Gustavo, Kaiser Ururahy Nunes Fonseca, Eduardo, Yokoo, Patricia, et al. J Thorac Imaging. 2021;36(1):31-36. doi:10.1097/RTI.0000000000000563. Radiologists from the University of Sao Paulo report interesting outcomes from a retrospective study, wherein two thoracic radiologists evaluated […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – January 2021

Analysis of the 30-Pack-Year Smoking Threshold in African Americans From an Underserved Lung Cancer Screening Program Basu, A., Kopulos, L., Geissen, N., Sukhal, S., & Smith, S. B. (2020). Journal of the American College of Radiology. doi:10.1016/j.jacr.2020.08.017 In an article written from Cook County and Northwestern University Hospitals, researchers described downfalls in the 30-pack-year-smoking (PYS) […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – November 2020

— Subtracted Computed Tomography Angiography in the Evaluation of Coronary Arteries with Severe Calcification or Stents Using a 320-Row Computed Tomography Scanner Chen, Chun-Chi MD; Wu, Patricia Wanping MD; Tsay, Pei-Kwei PhD; Wang, Chun-Chieh MD; Toh, Cheng-Hong MD, PhD; Wan, Yung-Liang MD. Journal of Thoracic Imaging: September 2020 – Volume 35 – Issue 5 – […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – September 2020

The Growth Rate of Subsolid Lung Adenocarcinoma Nodules at Chest CT Constance de Margerie-Mellon, Long H Ngo, Ritu R Gill, Antonio C Monteiro Filho, Benedikt H Heidinger, Allison Onken, Mayra A Medina, Paul A VanderLaan, Alexander A Bankier https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/radiol.2020192322 Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Vienna seek to validate the exponential growth model for partially solid nodules (PSN’s) and ground glass […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – August 2020

Thoracic   Using Quantitative Computed Tomographic Imaging to Understand Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease. State of the Art and Future Directions. Castillo-Saldana, D., et al. (2020). “Using Quantitative Computed Tomographic Imaging to Understand Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease: State of the Art and Future Directions.” J Thorac […]

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