CT scanner


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CT scanner

n.
A device that uses computed tomography to produce detailed pictures of internal bodily structures from x-ray images.
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After we sent a series of questions, the spokeswoman added: "An opportunity arose in March 2014 to purchase a CT scanner that would save the health board PS240,000.
CT scanners use X-rays in a more sophisticated way to create a computerised picture of 'slices' through the body.
The main challenges to the market include considerable high price of CT scanners, radiation hazards caused from CT scanners and competition from other diagnostic imaging techniques.
Dipanjan Pan, research assistant professor of medicine, designed a nanoparticle that contains enough bismuth for it to be seen by the spectral CT scanner.
Dr Aidan Quinn claims the CT scanners help with early detection and could save hundreds of lives.
Increases in patient throughput are important to maximize the return on investment in expensive, multi-slice CT scanners.
The CT scanner, which has been in use at the hospital since December, will be demonstrated to the community in the hospital's radiology department Wednesday.
The hospital already has one CT scanner, and this second one will mean patients will get faster access to scans, helping to reduce waiting times.
The CereTom OTOscan is an in-office CT scanner optimized for Otolaryngology that bridges the gap between flat panel dental scanners commonly used in ENT offices and more expensive fixed CT scanners found in hospitals and imaging centers.