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computed tomography

[kəm′pyüd·əd tə′mä·grə·fē]
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Multi-detector CT scan and MRI are the modalities used more reliably in the diagnosis, staging and surveillance of renal cancers with comparable diagnostic accuracy7.
Busia County Referral Hospital has installed two modern CT scan machines.
PESHAWAR -- Medical Teaching Institute Khyber Teaching Hospital (MTI KTH) has received state of the art multi slice whole body CT scan which will be installed in new A and E dept for the facilitation of patients and quick delivery of trauma patients.
However the number of CT scans ordered by the physicians varies from one hospital to another and from one physician to another because of lack of implementation of standardized protocols.
According to sources in the SZMCH radiology department, the CT scan machine had been installed at the end of 2006.
CT scans provide a more detailed image than normal X-rays but use more potentially damaging radiation.
KARACHI -- Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) management has decided to acquire advanced MRI and CT scan machines to facilitate patients and score of patients would benefit from these free-of-cost facilities.
Following the findings of his medical report, doctors had advised that Shehbaz's CT scan be conducted on an urgent basis, sources further said.
CT scans greatly improve diagnostic capabilities (which improve clinical outcomes) but they deliver higher radiation doses than other tests.
While CT scans have greatly improved diagnostic capabilities, they also deliver higher radiation doses than any other test.
Talking to doctors, nurses, medical staff and attendants of the patients, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that treatment facilities are being improved with the investment of billions of rupees adding that latest CT scan machines have also been provided to the hospitals which will work round the clock and the patients will not have to suffer for the sake of their CT scans.