computed tomography

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Related to Computerised tomography: computerized axial tomography, CAT scan, MRI scan
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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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They had, according to the Nobel committee, through their discovery of computerised tomography initiated a revolution in the field of medicine, making it possible to produce 'unbelievably clear images' by cross-sectional views of the human body.
Other nurse presentations looked at a team approach to computerised tomography colonography, gadolinium in magnetic resonance imaging and closure and pressure devices post cardiac angiography.
The prizes will be awarded to the 4 best clinical contributions, with particular reference to their scientific validity and the originality of approach among all submitted contributions dealing wih the following branches: Echography, Vascular and Surgical Radiology, Magnetic Resonance, Computerised Tomography.
Contract notice: Supply, installation and maintenance of a new computerised tomography scanner for the gibraltar health authority.
The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) is seeking to replace its existing 16 Slice Computerised Tomography Scanner.
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