New X-ray Imaging Technology Enables Improved Diagnosis of Pulmonary Emphysema (image) Technical University of Munich (TUM) Share Print E-Mail Caption A combination of dark-field and conventional transmission information allows for a clear distinction of healthy versus emphysematous tissue and an assessment of the regional distribution of the disease. From such images, a doctor might in future not only see if a patient is diseased but also which parts of the lung are affected and how much. Credit Simone Schleede / Technische Universitaet Muenchen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.