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.
Industrial CAT Scan is Available to Manufacturing Companies
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.
While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CAT scans provide excellent views of anatomical structure, they reveal little about molecular structures.
MRI provides pictures of soft tissue that cannot be easily seen with x-ray technology, which includes CT or CAT scans.
Hornaday has had to go through CAT scans and was fitted for a head-and- neck safety helmet in recent weeks.