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computed tomography

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Trisch says a key reason for moving to CT scanning is better measurement repeatability and reproducibility (gauge R&R) than with CMMs.
He and colleagues Lawrence Witmer and Ryan Ridgely of Ohio University and John Horner of Montana State University used CT scanning to look inside the skulls and reconstruct the brains and nasal cavities of four different lambeosaur species.
The pooling of contrast material in the venous system and in the dependent parts of the right side of the body has been described in very few previous reports, and it was suggested that these CT findings were indicative of cardiac arrest during or immediately after CT scanning.
The CT scanning process is painless and the results are known within a matter of weeks.
However, CT scanning takes time and thus may delay appropriate treatment.
This has almost revolutionized CT scanning,'' said Jim Jackson, the hospital's director of diagnostic imaging.
CT scanning was surpassed by a new technology, the MRI scan, which showed the brain in greater detail.
CT scanning is a medical technology that uses X-rays and sophisticated software to create high-resolution, 3-D images of the internal physiology of the human body.
Although the study is a welcome foray into lung cancer screening, it doesn't establish CT scanning as an effective test, says pulmonologist Michael Unger of the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.
The CT scanning process is completely painless and the results are known within a matter of weeks.
Our data show that four-cut sinus CT scanning is a better test compared with plain films because of its higher sensitivity and specificity (81% and 89%).
These MRI studies are often more accurate than non-contrast CT scans, as performed by many CT scanning operations that use the non-contrast technique, especially the EBCT.