Managing Incidental Findings on Thoracic CT: Mediastinal and Cardiovascular Findings. A White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The ACR Incidental Findings Committee presents recommendations for managing incidentally detected mediastinal and cardiovascular findings found on CT. The Chest Subcommittee was composed of thoracic radiologists who developed the provided guidance. These recommendations represent a combination of current published evidence and expert opinion and were finalized by informal iterative consensus. The recommendations address the most commonly encountered mediastinal and cardiovascular incidental findings and are not intended to be a comprehensive review of all incidental findings associated with these compartments. Our goal is to improve the quality of care by providing guidance on how to manage incidentally detected thoracic findings.

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Cited Authors

  • Munden, RF; Carter, BW; Chiles, C; MacMahon, H; Black, WC; Ko, JP; McAdams, HP; Rossi, SE; Leung, AN; Boiselle, PM; Kent, MS; Brown, K; Dyer, DS; Hartman, TE; Goodman, EM; Naidich, DP; Kazerooni, EA; Berland, LL; Pandharipande, PV

Published Date

  • August 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1087 - 1096

PubMed ID

  • 29941240

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-349X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.04.029


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States