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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Currently some medical imaging facilities are promoting a new use of computed tomography (CAT), also called computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning.
The new building will house state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, as for computerized axial tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.
Today, clinical trial images including radiographs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans and ultrasounds frequently are burned onto a compact disc (CD) after patient visits, and physically mailed to a central reviewer - typically a core laboratory - for analysis.
VanDecar, James, and their South American colleagues performed seismic tomography - a technique akin to the medical computerized axial tomography, or CAT scan - using earthquake waves recorded at sites in Brazil.
It gave us all a plethora of life-saving medical marvels such as equipment for computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning.
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Compiled using computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans, each of its 1,735 cross-sectional images corresponds to a different 1-millimeter-thick "slice" through the body, Ackerman explains.
Harvard University's John Woodhouse and Adam Dziewonski, using a technique similar to the computerized axial tomography (CAT scans) developed for medicine, have produced maps of the mantle that show high-seismic-velocity zones beneath continents (SN: 4/30/83, p.
1 Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) including works related to radiation protection, installation, commissioning, maintenance service and warranty service of technical assistance for post-warranty Clinic in Palermo.
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