Tag: thoracic radiography

Invasive Tests Prompted by Cancer Screening Show High Real-World Complication Rate

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In real-world circumstances, procedures such as biopsy indicated by lung-cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) may not go quite...

Many With Vaping Lung Injury May Have Lingering Symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most patients who develop e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) are young white males, and nearly all admit...

Surveillance After CRC Resection Does Not Improve Survival

Intensive surveillance with carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) testing and CT scans after colorectal cancer resection did not improve recurrence-free or overall survival when compared with standard...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

HFNC More Comfortable for Posthypercapnic Patients With COPD

Following invasive ventilation for severe hypercapnic respiratory failure, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease had similar levels of treatment failure if they received high-flow nasal...

‘Sweet Spot’ for Antibody Tests is 3 to 4 Weeks Postexposure

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is recommending against testing...

Yale Health System Keeps Updating Its COVID-19 Treatment Protocol

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Hydroxychloroquine is currently first-line, and tocilizumab second-line, for people hospitalized with...

Chest Imaging Guidelines Released for Pediatric COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 28, 2020 — Differences are emerging between chest imaging findings in adults and children with COVID-19...

Consensus Statement on Chest Imaging in Patients with COVID-19 (Fleischner Society, 2020)

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 27, 2020 — An multinational consensus statement from the Fleischner Society on the role of chest...

See Acute Hepatitis? Consider COVID-19, NY Case Suggests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A woman presented to the emergency department with high liver enzyme...