Radiology & Imaging

Photon-counting CT can evaluate lung function

New CT technology allows for a comprehensive, simultaneous evaluation of lung structure and function, something not possible with standard CT, according to a study published in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society ...


Team provides new analysis of pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension may be postcapillary—a result of an increase in pulmonary venous pressure in left-sided heart diseases—or pre-capillary, caused by pulmonary vascular remodeling or lung diseases, leading to increased ...

Medical economics

Global burden of chronic respiratory diseases quantified

Chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) were the third leading cause of death globally, accounting for 4.0 million deaths in 2019, according to a study published online April 25 in eClinicalMedicine.


Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension through non-invasive methods

Pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure in the lungs, is a common complication of interstitial lung disease, an array of conditions that cause scarring of the lungs. Without treatment, it can be life-threatening. But ...

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