CAT scanner


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CAT scanner

n.
A CT scanner.
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For example, in 1975 I was the project manager for GE's first CAT scanner. I had been arguing with management to get into the CAT scanning business but they didn't want to do it.
The X-ray CAT scanner recently monitored breakthrough of a non-reactive solute in a macroporous soil.
"I remember reaching for my keys to the van, and the next thing I know, I was in a CAT scanner at Maine Medical Center," says Mitchell.
Taking advantage of new astronomical instruments capable of detecting cosmic neutrinos, a team of researchers hopes to use these wraithlike particles from space as a planet-size CAT scanner for revealing Earth's inner structure.
Working much like a giant CAT scanner, the seismic arrays were used to sense, from all directions,the waves generated by numerous distant earthquakes and underground blasts.
Supply of different x ray instruments required for the X - Ray Division in four lots including (a) a PACS & RIS data storage instrument, (b) an ultrasonic waves instrument for High End Check-Ups, (c) another ultrasonic interventional U/S instrument & (d) an electronic injector instrument for the cat scanner in four lots.
NHS patients could end up waiting weeks until it's their hospital's turn to use their own CAT scanner." The ruling could also apply to gear that has been donated to hospitals by charity appeals.
'If you take something like a Cat scanner you might have it assembled in the US and France, its medical imaging coming from the UK and other parts from Israel and China.
When his work, as inventor of computerised axial tomography (the CAT scanner) was recognised with a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1979, he offered wise words to hopeful scientists.
Doctors were desperate for the hospital to have a CAT scanner so they could diagnose patients quicker, safer and more accurately.
We had the first CAT scanner on the west coast, the first surgical center, the first mammography.
If administrators want more money to make capital investments--for a new CAT scanner, for example--they must apply to the provinces negotiate with medical associations to establish how much doctors are allowed to charge for certain services.