computed tomography

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computed tomography

[kəm′pyüd·əd tə′mä·grə·fē]
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Unlike CAT scanning, MRI does not produce any radiation exposure.
In contrast, X-ray techniques such as CAT scanning do not penetrate well through the thick, rock-hard fossil bones of large animals.
The competition for patients, indications for PET scanning, future reimbursements, competing non-nuclear developing technology, as well as developing hybrid imaging devices using simultaneous CAT scanning and PET scanning are all variables that will impact on when and what type of fixed imaging our hospital will need into the future.