CT chest without IV contrast is the primary modality for the evaluation of diffuse lung diseases and should be performed correctly to ensure proper interpretation

Snippet 11: ACR Appropriateness Criteria for Diffuse Lung Disease Imaging and ACR-STR Guidelines for Scanning

CT chest without IV contrast is the primary modality for the evaluation of diffuse lung diseases and should be performed correctly to ensure proper interpretation

Bhavin Jankharia

This week, the ACR has published its appropriateness criteria for diffuse lung disease imaging. CT chest without IV contrast is centre-stage. Earlier this year, the ACR-STR guidelines for HRCT in diffuse lung disease were published. They fall short of the Fleischner Society and ERS-ATS recommendations, but are still worth going through.

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