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Novel 4D technology may aid treatment for lung disease - Times of India
 

Novel 4D technology may aid treatment for lung disease - Times of India

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Researchers have developed a four-dimensional lung scanning technology that has the potential to transform treatment for millions of people with respiratory problems.
 
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8 Aug 2016 - General
 
It seems like spirometry and the beloved traditional roentgenogram will have some serious competition in the future. I hope this pushes through as it avoids multiple radiations as we seek multiple views for the patient. Seeing the airflow is a sweet bonus because we can pinpoint where blockage or constriction occurs. It will probably be most helpful for cases of lobectomy as surgeons can plan better with the 4D image before the actual surgery takes place. The potential for this type of imaging i...
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