This study uses models derived from US Health survey data to compare the effects of risk-based vs recommendation-based computed tomography screening on screen-avertable lung cancer deaths and number needed to screen to prevent 1 lung cancer death over 5 years.
A 55-year-old woman presented with a generalized erythematous maculopapular rash after receiving breast cancer chemotherapy. She was afebrile and had no constitutional symptoms; laboratory evaluation revealed pancytopenia, and a computed tomography scan showed no metastasis. What would you do next?
This commentary discusses a retrospective review of Pediatric Health Information System data recently published in JAMA Pediatrics that compared use of ultrasound and computed tomography among children with appendicitis.
This JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of the accuracy of 18F-fludeoxyglucose–positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) for distinguishing potentially resectable from nonresectable non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
This analysis of claims data from employer-insured patients found that those who accessed a pricing platform to check the cost of clinician visits, laboratory testing services, or imaging studies had lower total claims payments than those who did not check prices.
Primrose and coauthors conducted a randomized clinical trial among 1202 patients at 39 hospitals in England to assess the effectiveness of blood measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and computed tomography (CT) as follow-up to detect recurrent colorectal cancer treatable with curative intent.