Publications & Research

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  • The application of ACR Lung-RADS increased the positive predictive value in our CT lung screening cohort by a factor of 2.5, to 17.3%, without increasing the number of examinations with false negative results. Show Preview
  • Similar rates of positivity and lung cancer diagnosis in two groups suggest that thousands of additional lives may be saved each year if screening eligibility is expanded to include particular high-risk group. Show Preview
  • The medical imaging technology industry is a significant contributor to Washington’s economy. Washington is home to 37 major medical imaging technology companies.1 The activities performed at these sites, along with the use of medical imaging equipment and technology at over 730 hospitals, urgent care facilities and other major medical clinics and offices located throughout the state, provide over 4,520 full-time equivalent jobs. Show Preview
  • If magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is to compete with computed tomography for evaluation of patients with acute ischemic stroke, there is a need for further improvements in acquisition speed. Show Preview
  • LDCT screening is a low-cost and cost-effective strategy that fits well within the standard Medicare benefit, including its claims payment and quality monitoring. Show Preview
  • The goal of the study was to determine if and how the National Electrical Manufacturers Association CT Dose Check standard has been implemented in clinical practice. Show Preview
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) using 2-(18F)-flouro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) has emerged as a useful tool in the clinical work-up of lung cancer. Show Preview
  • A simple and quick MRI technique that offers promise for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease has been developed by researchers. Show Preview