The Fleischner Society is an international, multidisciplinary medical society for thoracic radiology, dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest.  Founded in 1969 by eight radiologists whose predominant professional interests were imaging of chest diseases, the Society was named in memory of Felix Fleischner, an inspiring educator, clinician, and researcher who made many contributions to the field of chest radiology. More »

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Guidelines for Management of Incidental Pulmonary Nodules Detected on CT Images: From the Fleischner Society 2017



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In 2005, the Fleischner Society established guidelines for the management and follow up of < 8 mm solid lung nodules detected incidentally on non-screening CT imaging in individuals 35 years of age and older.  Guidelines for the management of subsolid lung nodules were established in 2013.  These guidelines are freely available as part of the AgileMD mobile app and enable physicians to quickly ascertain the Fleischner management recommendation for incidental solid and subsolid lung nodulesMore »