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Techniques and treatments

Tomography, emission calculation

Synonym(s) - CAT Scan, Radionuclide - Computed Emission Tomography - Radionuclide Tomography, Computed - Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography - Tomography, Radionuclide Computed


Definition: Tomography using radionuclide emissions and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.


Generic term(s)

  • Diagnostics
  • Diagnostic techniques and procedures
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Computer-assisted image interpretation
  • Tomography, emission calculation


See also

  • Positron emission tomography
  • Single photon emission tomography


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