computed tomography

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computed tomography

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ACHIMPANZEE was given a hi-tech CAT scan in a Welsh hospital after his owners spotted a mystery lump under his chin.
In this article, we will discuss how to balance the benefits and risks of CAT scans to maximize your current and future state of health.
I would think MRIs and CAT scans are a fundamental part of any quality outpatient service.
Well," says the receptionist, "you also had a lab report and a cat scan.
Later, a CAT scan of the patient's head revealed a right-sided temporoparietal space-occupying lesion approximately 3 cm in diameter, suggestive of a unilocular brain abscess.
Now this is 1984, and it took them nine days to give me a CAT scan after blunt trauma to the head.
The stations were designed by PDSi over the past two and one half years, at Picker's request, and are used in conjunction with Picker's CAT Scan imaging device.
Based on the same technology used in hospital CAT scans, computed tomography makes it possible to see inside metal objects without destroying them.
The "Savers" provide customers with protection from the more costly medical expenses that can break a family's budget, like hospital confinements, outpatient surgeries or CAT scans.
She had X-rays and CAT scans and magnetic resonance imaging.
s or CAT scans, and patient vital signs are all communicated between the patient site and the University of Virginia's medical specialists.
While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CAT scans provide excellent views of anatomical structure, they reveal little about molecular structures.