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Techniques and treatments

Tomography, X-ray calculation

Synonym(s) - CAT Scan, X-Ray - Cine-CT - Computerized Tomography, X-Ray - Electron Beam Computed Tomography - Tomodensitometry


Definition: Tomography using X-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.


Generic term(s)

  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnostic techniques and procedures
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Computer-assisted image interpretation
  • Tomography, X-ray calculation


See also

  • Colonography, computed tomography
  • Tomography, spiral calculation


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