Visual assessment of early emphysema and interstitial abnormalities on CT is useful in lung cancer risk analysis

@article{Wille2015VisualAO,
  title={Visual assessment of early emphysema and interstitial abnormalities on CT is useful in lung cancer risk analysis},
  author={Mathilde M. W. Wille and Laura H. Thomsen and Jens Petersen and Marleen de Bruijne and Asger Dirksen and Jesper Holst Pedersen and Saher B. Shaker},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={487-494}
}
Screening for lung cancer should be limited to a high-risk-population, and abnormalities in low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening images may be relevant for predicting the risk of lung cancer. Our aims were to compare the occurrence of visually detected emphysema and interstitial abnormalities in subjects with and without lung cancer in a screening population of smokers. Low-dose chest CT examinations (baseline and latest possible) of 1990 participants from The Danish Lung Cancer… CONTINUE READING
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