computed tomography

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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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Normal thorax computed tomography scan five months after discontinuation of etanercept.
3) Driben et al showed a 7% incidence of Onodi cells in their study of 41 computed tomography scans.
Conclusion: Computed tomography scan was found to be superior in detecting pelvic, femoral and lumbar fractures.
After 3 cycles of chemotherapy during 2 months, computed tomography scan shows evidence of disease response, including interval decrease in size of the mesenteric mass, the hepatic lesion, and both mesenteric and gastrohepatic lymphadenopathy.
Transient cortical blindness can also be seen in the absence of contrast enhancement at computed tomography scan after coronary angiography.
After admission to a tertiary hospital a computed tomography scan of the head showed a skull base fracture, subdural haematoma, traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage and generalised cerebral oedema.
The mammoth, which was initially thought to be about 10,000 years old, is bound for Tokyo's Jikei Medical University, where it will undergo a computed tomography scan.
A comprehensive list of possible cardiac procedures (eg, resting ECG, serial ECG, Holter ECG, serum biomarkers, C-reactive protein level, echocardiography, stress test, angiogram, computed tomography scan, magnetic resonance images) is beyond the scope of the ECG Puzzler column.
A chest radiograph showed progression of the infiltrates, and a computed tomography scan of the abdomen and chest showed infiltrates near the pleura, suggesting encapsulated fluid (Figure).
The diagnosis of tsunami lung requires a chest radiograph and computed tomography scan of the brain to confirm abscesses.
Get a reverse-angle computed tomography scan at baseline to compare with a CT scan after 3 months of bracing; this should reveal whether the stress fracture has healed completely, healed partially, or not healed at all.
Preoperative evaluation of patients undergoing Mersilene mesh sling removal may require a computed tomography scan, intravenous pyelogram, cystoscopy, and white blood cell count with sedimentation rate determination, they said.
A computed tomography scan of the chest is a series of x rays that provide a view of the lungs that looks almost as if a slice had been made through the chest.
1 The detection rate in the lung is not hindered by limiting the computed tomography scan range
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