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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Multidetector CT angiography in the diagnosis of mesenteric ischemia.
Three patients had got multidetector CT performed and pulmonary anomalies were clearly defined in all three cases.
Evaluation of bowel and mesenteric blunt trauma with multidetector CT.
Beyond Appendicitis: Common and Uncommon Gastrointestinal Causes of Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain at Multidetector CT.
This edition excludes most of the topics in the musculoskeletal section and includes more advanced recent technologies, such as multidetector CT scanning for cardiovascular imaging, CT and MR enterography and enterocolitis, virtual colonoscopy, CT and MR urography, prostate and breast imaging, and PET/CT scanning.
Kim reported on 659 patients with aortic dissection and 1,397 healthy controls who underwent multidetector CT angiography as part of routine health screening.
Recent studies suggest that high-resolution MRI (hrMRI), multidetector CT, and high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT (hr-pQCT) each may be useful in assessing bone quality.
In this prospective, multicentre cohort study, we aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of MRL with up-to-date multidetector CT (MDCT), and test the hypothesis that a negative MRL finding obviates the need for a PLND.
Although multidetector CT angiography can accurately assess the presence and severity of coronary disease and identify patients who will require revascularization, its relatively low negative and positive predictive values mean that it cannot yet replace conventional angiography.
The task force also recommends that CT colonography be performed using multidetector CT protocols with high spatial resolution, and that CT colonography images be archived for later comparison.
Using a new multidetector CT scan, doctors are capable of seeing not only the outline of the heart, but every detail inside and out.
The subject of procurement is the supply of multidetector CT devices including accessories for Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Brno.
Multidetector CT urography detects with high accuracy the entire spectrum of urinary tract pathologies causing haematuria.
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