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computed tomography

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The computer tomography (CT) scan has better image resolution, less radiation exposure and less dose of contrast media.
Mowatt G, Cook JA, Hillis GS, et al: 64 slice computer tomography angiography in the diagnosis and assessment of coronary artery disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Beam hardening (loss of low energy photons in X-ray spectra) and dynamic range (here 12 bit) limit accuracy of X-ray computer tomography in these cases.
Conti has been inspecting test tyres using a computer tomography scanner for more than ten years.
THE COMPUTATIONAL BIOMECHANICS group at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, Italy, has married finite element analysis with a computer tomography image to predict how patients would experience mechanical stress to their bones.
One is X-ray computer tomography, which records views of an object like those produced by a medical CT scanner.
The Swedish clinical image processing solutions developer ContextVision AB said on Thursday (24 November) that it had signed a hospital distribution agreement with Medirad Scandinavia for its CT (Computer Tomography) Dose Reduction product.
The device is the newest version that employs technology derived from medical computer tomography to locate and identify explosive devices concealed in checked baggage, the officials said.
In this interdisciplinary research project OSB and OSL panels from small-diameter southern wood species are being manufactured under various processing conditions and panel strength and internal structure is being characterized using computer tomography and finite element modeling.
Sophisticated software then compares this data with 3D patient data that has been previously acquired during a computer tomography (CT).
The first casting produced did show one 0.8-mm shrinkage defect when checked with high-resolution computer tomography. The defect found had been predicted previously at this position by simulation.
Computer tomography (CT) of the thorax showed bilateral opacities in the lungs and pleural effusion.

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