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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CT scanners use X-rays in a more sophisticated way to create a computerised picture of 'slices' through the body.
The main challenges to the market include considerable high price of CT scanners, radiation hazards caused from CT scanners and competition from other diagnostic imaging techniques.
Dipanjan Pan, research assistant professor of medicine, designed a nanoparticle that contains enough bismuth for it to be seen by the spectral CT scanner.
Dr Aidan Quinn claims the CT scanners help with early detection and could save hundreds of lives.
With the old CT scanner, patients had to hold their breath and remain still while the machine took several images.
April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia ENT, the four-location ear, nose and throat health practice with offices throughout Richmond and the Tri-Cities, just added a ground-breaking piece of technology to their repository: Xoran MiniCAT CT Scanners are now accessible at their West End and Midlothian locations.
This 2013 Deep Research Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the Global and Chinese CT Scanner industry.
The existing CT scanner will be used until the new one is installed.
A hospital insider said: "Naas hospital installed a brand new state-of-the-art CT scanner around last June.
It is hoped the new CT scanner, which will be fully up and running from Monday, will prevent patients having to be transferred.
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.
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Contract notice: Supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of a 64-slice volume ct scanner for radiology at the kantonsspital nidwalden in stans.
This new CT scanner may accelerate diagnosis and treatment.