Description and implementation of a quality control program in an imaging-based clinical trial.

@article{Cagnon2006DescriptionAI,
  title={Description and implementation of a quality control program in an imaging-based clinical trial.},
  author={Christopher Cagnon and Dianna D. Cody and Michael F. McNitt-Gray and J. Anthony Seibert and Philip F. Judy and Denise R. Aberle},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1431-41}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The American College of Radiology Imaging Network is participating in the National Lung Screening Trial, a large, multicenter, randomized controlled trial, comparing multidetector helical computed tomography (MDCT) versus chest radiography (CXR) in screening for lung cancer. Because the threshold for detection of disease is an inherent function of image quality, and consistent image quality is necessary to track changes in suspicious findings, our purpose was to develop… CONTINUE READING

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