computed tomography :
- n a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
News & Articles
- AuntMinnie.com Begins Live Video Stream of ISCT Annual Meeting
Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com has launched a live video stream of the proceedings of the International Society for Computed Tomography's International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT -- MDCT 2013 -- currently underway in Washington, DC. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10841088.htm
June 17, 2013 - PRWeb
- CT scans OK’d for longtime smokers
Traditionally, chest X-rays have not been a good way for physicians to diagnose early lung cancer and subjecting patients to certain levels of radiation with a computed tomography (CT) scan without symptoms was not standard practice.
June 17, 2013 - The Times West Virginian
- National Cancer Institute
A study examining trends in X-ray computed tomography (CT) use in children in the United States has found that reducing unnecessary scans and lowering the doses for the highest-dose scans could lower the overall lifetime risk of future imaging-related cancers by 62 percent.
June 12, 2013 - National Cancer Institute