computed tomography of the brain

computed tomography of the brain

a radiographic procedure performed with contrast dye to diagnose pathological conditions of the brain. It can also identify multiple sclerosis and other degenerative abnormalities. See also computed tomography.
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The Kimberley Hospital Rule (KHR) for urgent computed tomography of the brain in a resource-limited environment.
Findings on computed tomography of the brain were normal.
After computed tomography of the brain revealed no acute intracranial process, lumbar puncture was performed.
4] There is controversy regarding the indications for urgent computed tomography of the brain (CTB) across the spectrum of such patients, given the risks of ionising radiation, rising medical costs, and the low positive diagnostic yield if the clinical indications for scanning are too broad.
In retrospect, a more intensive metastatic workup for our patient--with panendoscopy, liver ultrasound, computed tomography of the brain, and whole-body bone scanning--could have changed our treatment approach from curative to palliative.
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