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first_img The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. News | Artificial Intelligence | August 05, 2019 Montefiore Nyack Hospital Uses Aidoc AI to Spot Urgent Conditions Faster Montefiore Nyack Hospital, an acute care hospital in Rockland County, N.Y., announced it is utilizing artificial… read more Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEOS | EP LAB | JULY 26, 2019 VIDEO: What Electrophysiologists Need From CT Imaging Prior to AF and VT Ablations Mark Ibrahim, M.D., F read more Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | August 13, 2019 The Challenge of Pediatric Radiation Dose Management Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate… read more Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) read more Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, read more News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), does better than… read more Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical pro read more Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the… read more News | August 11, 2011 Science, Government, Industry Converge in National Call to Action on Lung Cancer Video Player is loading.GE Cardiographe cardiac CT scanner at SCCT19Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:38Loaded: 26.15%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:38 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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August 11, 2011 — The New England Journal of Medicine’s recent publication of the landmark National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), along with two congressional initiatives and an industry report, herald a much brighter future for lung cancer patients.Forty-three million Americans suffer from a chronic pulmonary disease, such as lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and cystic fibrosis. Pulmonary diseases account for three out of the top five disease states with the highest incidence of mortality. Lung cancer is the deadliest of all cancers, causing nearly 30 percent of all cancer-related deaths, killing over 200,000 Americans annually. In 2009, the Lung Cancer Alliance confirmed that 70,490 women perished from lung cancer, more than all other female-related cancers (breast, cervical, uterine, and ovarian) combined. Larry Gerrans, CEO and co-founder of Sausalito, Calif.-based Sanovas, a manufacturer of therapy-enabling technologies for the treatment of pulmonary disease and lung cancer, said, “As we have seen with other chronic diseases, early detection has proved to save lives and relieve the emotional and financial hardship these diseases have on families and on the health care system. The NLST promises new hope for patients who otherwise would not know that lung cancer has taken hold of them.” Published August 4, the reduced lung-cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomographic (CT) screening study found a 24.2 percent increase in the detection of lung cancer using low-dose CT over chest X-ray alone. The study, which enrolled 53,454 persons at high risk for lung cancer at 33 United States medical centers, also found a 20 percent reduction in mortality from lung cancer in patients who were screened with a low-dose CT. “This is the first time that we have seen clear evidence of a significant reduction in lung cancer mortality with a screening test in a randomized controlled trial. The fact that low-dose helical CT provides a decided benefit is a result that will have implications for the screening and management of lung cancer for many years to come,” says Christine Berg, M.D., the National Cancer Institute project officer for the study. Congress, in its effort to reduce the cost burden of lung cancer on the gross domestic product (GDP) of the country, has architected two legislative initiatives, in response to the national call to action on lung cancer. The bi-partisan, bi-cameral Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act, originally sponsored by Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.), was recently reintroduced in the 112th Congress. The Senate Bill (S.752) and its House counterpart (HR 1394) would establish the first-ever multi-agency comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. The “Medicare Lung Cancer Early Detection Promotion Act of 2011” seeks to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide reimbursement for chest radiography services that use computer-aided detection (CAD) technology for the purpose of early detection of lung cancer. Markets and Markets (M&M), a global market research and consulting company based in the United States, declared in its July 2011 analysis that “the market for lung cancer surgeries alone was valued at $36 Billion in 2010 and expected to grow to $45 Billion by 2015.” For more information: www.sanovas.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享last_img read more