computed tomography

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computed tomography

[kəm′pyüd·əd tə′mä·grə·fē]
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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.
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.
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.
It is difficult to directly compare the results of different studies that have used computed tomography (CT) scan to evaluate patients for appendicitis due to the use of various exclusion and inclusion guideline criteria, different CT scanning techniques and protocols that use or do not use any combination of oral, rectal, and IV contrast.
There is a report in the September 2004 issue of Radiology that investigated the potential effect of low doses of radiation exposure from whole-body CT scanning.
They estimated lifetime cancer mortality risk based on a representative whole-body CT scanning protocol using a multidetector CT (Siemens AG).
Their estimates of lifetime cancer mortality risk were made on the basis of a representative whole-body CT scanning protocol using a multidetector CT (Siemens AG).
A recent CT scanning survey of 200 shipyard workers revealed pleural plaques in more than 100 men.
However, CT scanning takes time and thus may delay appropriate treatment.