computerized axial tomography


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Synonyms for computerized axial 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 scanning made its debut as a diagnostic imaging technology for humans in the early 1970s, at which time the method was generally referred to as computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning.
Magnetic resonance imaging is an effective means of diagnosing acute abdominal and pelvic pain in pregnant patients, and it avoids fetal exposure to the radiation of a computerized axial tomography exam, Katherine Birchard, M.
Computerized axial tomography of the chest was done in each patient preoperatively.
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Gregory Kresel, who suggested that he undergo a computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan.
Among the technologies that may be strengthened are radar, computerized axial tomography (CAT) X-ray scanners, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems.
Computerized axial tomography (CAT)--x rays are passed through the back at different angles, detected by a scanner, and analyzed by a computer.
ET is closely related to computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning, an important radiological-imaging technique.
On computerized axial tomography, multiple non-acute ischaemic infarcts were observed, together with a hypophysial adenoma with infra- and suprasellar growth which was destroying the posterior clinoid.
The electroencephalograph (EEG) gives a graphic picture of the electrical firings of the brain, while computerized axial tomography (the CAT scan) is a kind of sophisticated X ray.
Screening of urine for drugs was negative, and computerized axial tomography of the brain was within normal limits.
A computerized axial tomography (CT) of the chest revealed a 4 X 10-cm fluid collection.
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supply with installation and maintenance after the warranty period of a computerized axial tomography (cat) system.
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