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CT Scans as Art

Most doctors use CT scans as a medical diagnosis tool, however; one doctor in China has created works of art from these scans. Kai-hung Fung has found a way to combine his career as a diagnostic radiologist with his passion for digital art. One of these scans even won a creative contest by the Ame ... Continue Reading

CT Scans as Art

Most doctors use CT scans as a medical diagnosis tool, however; one doctor in China has created works of art from these scans. Kai-hung Fung has found a way to combine his career as a diagnostic radiologist with his passion for digital art. One of these scans even won a cr ... Continue Reading

Breast CT Scan

A new CT Scan used to detect cancerous breast tumors is currently being tested as an alternative to a traditional mammogram. For the test, women lay on their stomach with their breasts placed within two holes in the scanning table. The CT scanners rotate around the breasts from underneath the tabl ... Continue Reading

Breast CT Scan

A new CT Scan used to detect cancerous breast tumors is currently being tested as an alternative to a traditional mammogram. For the test, women lay on their stomach with their breasts placed within two holes in the scanning table. The CT scanners rotate around the breasts ... Continue Reading

Body Scans Hit The Airport

Preventive imaging technology was created for the purpose of improving the medical field. But this technology is now being used in new ways that having nothing at all to do with medicine. The Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix recently became the first airport in what could be a series of t ... Continue Reading

Body Scans Hit The Airport

Preventive imaging technology was created for the purpose of improving the medical field. But this technology is now being used in new ways that having nothing at all to do with medicine. The Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix recently became the first airport in wh ... Continue Reading

Baby Boomers and Body Scans

Baby boomers are from that generation that questioned the status quo but then created a new one. That generation is now at the age where preventive imaging techniques can be used to assist with preventative health plans that help prolong and improve the quality of life. As such, body scans seem to b ... Continue Reading

Baby Boomers and Body Scans

Baby boomers are from that generation that questioned the status quo but then created a new one. That generation is now at the age where preventive imaging techniques can be used to assist with preventative health plans that help prolong and improve the quality of life. As s ... Continue Reading

Appendicitis and CT Scans

CT Scans can be very helpful in diagnosing problems throughout the body. One new way CT scans may be of use if for identifying appendix problems and eliminating the need for surgery. "The CT is an excellent tool in helping to diagnose appendicitis and, on the other hand, it can potentially elim ... Continue Reading

Appendicitis and CT Scans

CT Scans can be very helpful in diagnosing problems throughout the body. One new way CT scans may be of use if for identifying appendix problems and eliminating the need for surgery. "The CT is an excellent tool in helping to diagnose appendicitis and, on the other hand ... Continue Reading

Are CT Scans a "Mammogram of the Heart"?

A recent post over at The Heart Scan Blog drew comparisons between the CT Heart Scan and the mammogram. The similarities that are pointed out include that both are low-radiation screening tests which are done on a periodic basis for specific age groups. The blog also points the interesting similarit ... Continue Reading

Are CT Scans a "Mammogram of the Heart"?

A recent post over at The Heart Scan Blog drew comparisons between the CT Heart Scan and the mammogram. The similarities that are pointed out include that both are low-radiation screening tests which are done on a periodic basis for specific age groups. The blog also points ... Continue Reading

Advanced CAD Tool Could Change the Face of Imaging

There is a group of Japanese researchers who have been working for years on an advanced CAD tool that coulod significantly change the face of medical imaging. Their tool, called "navigation-based intelligent computer-aided diagnosis" or NavI-CAD, is designed to be able to navigate the entire inside ... Continue Reading

Advanced CAD Tool Could Change the Face of Imaging

There is a group of Japanese researchers who have been working for years on an advanced CAD tool that coulod significantly change the face of medical imaging. Their tool, called "navigation-based intelligent computer-aided diagnosis" or NavI-CAD, is designed to be able to na ... Continue Reading

Adrenal Masses found by CT Scans usually Benign

If you get a CT scan, there's a good chance that your doctor might find that you have adrenal masses. And if that's the finding, you mgiht panic thinking that something is terribly wrong with your health. However, that's frequently not the case. A recent study showed that the majority of adrenal mas ... Continue Reading

Adrenal Masses found by CT Scans usually Benign

If you get a CT scan, there's a good chance that your doctor might find that you have adrenal masses. And if that's the finding, you mgiht panic thinking that something is terribly wrong with your health. However, that's frequently not the case. A recent study showed that th ... Continue Reading

10-Year Survival Dramatically Improves With Annual CT Screening and Prompt Treatment

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10-Year Survival Dramatically Improves With Annual CT Screening and Prompt Treatment

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When Do You Need a Full Body Scan?

Lately there has been a lot of buzz about full body scans and their use as diagnostic tools for early detection of cancers, cardiovascular disease, and other issues. On the surface it would seem that everyone could benefit from a full body scan, but exactly what is this type of scan and who really n ... Continue Reading

When Do You Need a Full Body Scan?

Lately there has been a lot of buzz about full body scans and their use as diagnostic tools for early detection of cancers, cardiovascular disease, and other issues. On the surface it would seem that everyone could benefit from a full body scan, but exactly what is this type ... Continue Reading

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