This Ordering Guide is meant to assist physicians when ordering a medical imaging exam with Quantum Radiology. The guide includes common indications as well as recommendations for the most appropriate examination.
Examinations may be further tailored to a patient’s specific condition. When ordering an exam, please include the clinical question/specific condition in question so that the appropriate imaging can be performed.
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|Symptom / Concern||Exam to Order|
|Abnormal chest X-ray, lung finding||CT chest without contrast|
|Abnormal chest X-ray, mediastinum or hilar finding||CT chest with contrast|
|Dyspnea, suspect pulmonary embolism||CT chest with contrast|
|Dyspnea, suspect interstitial lung disease||High-resolution CT chest without contrast|
|Follow-up pneumonia / pleural effusion||CT chest without contrast|
|Follow-up lung cancer||CT chest with contrast|
|Lung Cancer screening||High-resolution CT chest with contrast|
|Post COVID suspected lung diseases||High-resolution CT chest|
|Significant smoking history||Reference lung cancer screening guide|