computed tomography

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computed tomography

[kəm′pyüd·əd tə′mä·grə·fē]
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Advances in spiral CT scanning offer the possibility of a dramatically improved cure rate over the current rate of approximately 10% for patients diagnosed via the traditional x-ray method.
Because the Mx8000 CT scanner incorporating the breakthrough Infinite Detector technology is fast enough to be dedicated to cardiac imaging, we believe it could largely replace invasive diagnostic coronary artery catheterization procedures with non-invasive CT scanning," said Jerry C.
In the year-end report issued by the AHA on December 30, 1999, ultrafast CT scanning was described as accurately measuring the volume and distribution of calcium in the coronary arteries.
Modern CT scanning equipment can potentially replace multiple inspection systems and even reduce total equipment cost.
On Thursday, August 31, sheep breeders are invited to see how CT scanning works at an event in Aberystwyth.
In 1992, in a retrospective study, Berk analysed the indications for CT scanning in psychiatric inpatients and concluded that there are specific clinical variables that correlated with scan abnormality.
Considering the impendingrisk from exposure to ionizing radiations such as cancer, dedicated efforts should be made to avoid CT scanning for headache when the possibility of serious illness is low.
It is important not to confuse this standard CT scanning with quantitative CT (QCT) scanning.
These models, known as "phantoms," can help empower physicians to configure and optimize CT scanning devices in such a way that minimizes how much radiation a patient receives.
Eventually, Mujahed's father was sent to another hospital where he was informed that he had not needed the CT scanning in the first place.
1) CT findings during cardiac arrest are very infrequently reported, and the incidence of this disorder during CT scanning is, in fact, unknown.