Prevalence of emphysema in individuals who underwent screening CT for lung cancer in Nagano prefecture of Japan.

@article{Wang2001PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of emphysema in individuals who underwent screening CT for lung cancer in Nagano prefecture of Japan.},
  author={Q P Wang and Shodayu Takashima and Jeremy C Wang and Li-guo Zheng and Shusuke Sone},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={352-6}
}
BACKGROUND Screening for lung cancer with low-dose spiral computed tomography (CT) was carried out in Nagano prefecture in Japan. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of emphysema in 7,847 individuals based on the Nagano spiral CT screening and to correlate the prevalence and severity of emphysema with various factors. METHODS Spiral CT images with scan parameters of 120 kV, 50 mA, 10-mm collimation and a pitch of 2 obtained at full inspiration were retrospectively evaluated in 7,847… CONTINUE READING

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