computed tomography

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Synonyms for computed tomography

a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

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The CT scanner which was manufactured in Japan is currently in storage in Slough.
The spectral CT scanner used in this study is still a prototype instrument.
Network director for the North of England Cancer Network Roy McLachlan said: "We are delighted to have been able to bring this state-of-the-art PET CT scanner to the region to provide the best treatment possible for our patients close to their homes.
With the old CT scanner, patients had to hold their breath and remain still while the machine took several images.
The spokeswoman added: "We bought the new CT scanner 12 months ago, as capital funds for equipment of this kind were available at the time, and we wanted to make sure the hospital did not miss out.
Work is under way to install the pounds 500,000 CT scanner at Wansbeck General Hospital in Ashington and should be complete by the end of December.
In spite of having their own CT scanner now, they are continue to squander thousands on scans in the top Dublin hospital.
EMERGENCY patients brought into Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital will benefit from the installation of a new CT scanner.
GLENDALE - Glendale Adventist Medical Center Foundation recently was awarded two grants totaling $70,000 toward the purchase of a new spiral CT scanner for the hospital.
Page 5: CT Scanner Market - Overview, Size & Growth (Value: 2009-15e), Segmentation (2010)
Josephs Hospital Foundation, and local residents for the official unveiling of the regions new CT scanner.
This new CT scanner may accelerate diagnosis and treatment.
Total quantity or scope: Lot 1 = 1 PET / CT scanner + extension 1 pc.
An additional segment analyzing the influence of several different attributes of a CT scanner on customers next CT scanner purchase is also included.