Dark-field chest x-ray and conventional x-ray go head-to-head
By Will Morton, AuntMinnie.com staff writer
November 27, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Dark-field x-ray may be more effective than conventional radiography for diagnosing and staging pulmonary emphysema, according to research presented November 27 at RSNA in Chicago.
A group at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany tested the technique in a head-to-head study versus conventional x-ray for diagnosing and staging pulmonary emphysema. They found dark-field chest x-ray outperformed conventional radiography.
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