CAT scanner


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CAT scanner

[′kat ‚skan·ər]
(medicine)
An instrument consisting of integrated x-ray and computing equipment and used for computerized tomography.
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The X-ray CAT scanner recently monitored breakthrough of a non-reactive solute in a macroporous soil.
Doctors were desperate for the hospital to have a CAT scanner so they could diagnose patients quicker, safer and more accurately.
A few weeks ago, Imatron's electron-beam CAT scanner was given FDA approval to do minimally invasive coronary angiograms.
We had the first CAT scanner on the west coast, the first surgical center, the first mammography.
If administrators want more money to make capital investments--for a new CAT scanner, for example--they must apply to the provinces negotiate with medical associations to establish how much doctors are allowed to charge for certain services.
We first used the CAT scanner at Emory University in Atlanta about three years ago,' Brahm Verma, one of the researchers, told SCIENCE NEWS.
4) The first clinical CAT scanner was presented by British engineer Godfrey Hounsfield in 1972.
This test is simply done with an Imatron electron beam CAT scanner (the fastest Computer Assisted Tomography scanner in the world) in about 10 minutes and costs about $400.
The reason for withdrawal was the lack of some facilities, such as a CAT scanner.
Request of international offers among accredited agents for the supply, erection, maintenance & guarantee of a cat scanner.
The hospital itself, a well-maintained 800-bed unit, has a CAT scanner, shiny new dialysis machines and plenty of antibiotics and plasma.