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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This year, McGill received funding to purchase a CAT scanner for the university to continue macropore research.
The idea of the CAT scanner was born, following similar work done independently by Allan Cormack in South Africa.
"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.
The reason for withdrawal was the lack of some facilities, such as a CAT scanner. If this is the case, casualty departments are under threat throughout the country."
Request of international offers among accredited agents for the supply, erection, maintenance & guarantee of a cat scanner.
Supply of a computer aided cat scanner per specs and conditions.
The report also found a EUR1.5million Cat scanner in Mallow General Hospital has remained unused for the past two years because no staff are available to operate it.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) cat scanner instrument, also (b) blood veins catheters required for the Brain & Nerves Surgery.
The scandal comes less than a week after a new CAT scanner was revealed to be still lying in boxes in a hospital laundry in Dundalk, Co Louth.