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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAT_scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head provides superior information as compared to CT scans when seeking information about headache to confirm a diagnosis of neoplasm, vascular disease, posterior cranial fossa lesions, cervicomedullary lesions, or...
  • http://patient.info/health/ct-scan
  • A CT scan, also known as a CAT scan, is a specialised X-ray test.
  • http://www.oncolink.org/treatment/article.cfm?c=248&aid=723&id=492
  • A CT scan is a non-invasive radiology test that creates pictures of internal organs using x-ray technology.
  • http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancers-in-general/t...
  • CT scans can show up where a tumour is in the body and how big it is.
  • http://www.uwhealth.org/health/topic/medicaltest/cat-scan-body/hw...
  • types of CT scans, you drink the dye.The dye makes structures and organs easier to see on the CT
  • http://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hw233596
  • For some types of CT scans, you drink the dye.
  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Computed_Tomography.aspx
  • During a CT scan, multiple x rays are passed through the body, producing cross-sectional images, or "slices, " on a cathode-ray tube (CRT), a device resembling a television screen.
  • http://healthinfo.uclahealth.org/Library/TestsProcedures/Cardiova...
  • CT scan is a type of imaging test.It uses X-rays and computer technology to make images or slices of the body.
  • http://www.emedicinehealth.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=129...
  • For some types of CT scans you drink the dye.
  • http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsa...
  • CT scans are most often an outpatient procedure.The scan is painless and takes about 10 to 30 minutes.
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    News

    Radiation doses from CT scans should be more consistent, say experts
    Science Daily - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Radiation Doses From CT Scans Vary Widely
    Health Day - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Health risk stratification based on computed tomography pulmonary artery obstruction index for acute pulmonary embolism
    Nature - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults
    Physicians Briefing - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Molecular CT scan could speed drug discovery
    Science Mag - Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Mammograms, CT scans, X-rays: Assessing the risk of all that radiation
    Orlando Sentinel - Monday, October 8, 2018
    CT scans may help speed airport check lines
    Indy Star - Monday, September 17, 2018
    NYIT researchers secure NSF funding to acquire micro-computed tomography machine
    News-Medical - Wednesday, September 5, 2018
    Esther, celebrity 'wonder pig,' diagnosed with cancer after CT scan
    Google - Friday, August 17, 2018
    Esther the Wonder Pig diagnosed with cancer after CT scan
    Google - Friday, August 17, 2018
    Blood test may eliminate need for CT scans in some head injuries 2 days ago ago July 26 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a blood test than allows some patients suspected of a heady injury to avoid a costly CT scan and exposure to radiation.
    United Press International - Sunday, July 29, 2018
    Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old 'hawk' mummy a stillborn baby
    Science Daily - Saturday, July 28, 2018
    Blood test may eliminate need for CT scans in some head injuries 1 day ago ago July 26 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a blood test than allows some patients suspected of a heady injury to avoid a costly CT scan and exposure to radiation.
    United Press International - Friday, July 27, 2018
    CT scans may increase risk of brain cancer, study suggests
    Science Daily - Friday, July 27, 2018
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    National Institute of Health - Friday, July 27, 2018
    Could a blood test be used to diagnose brain injuries? Scientists say it could cut the need of CT scans by 35% - but some doctors doubt its efficacy
    Daily Mail - Friday, July 27, 2018
    Children who undergo CT scans may be at a higher risk of developing brain cancer, warns study
    Daily Mail - Friday, July 20, 2018
    Children who undergo CT scans may be at a higher risk of brain cancer
    News Now - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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    Videos

    CT Scans and Children: Is There a Risk?
         
    Robert Fenstermaker, MD, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery and Director, Neuro-Oncology Program examines a recent study out of Britain, in which researchers found a link between CT scans in children and brain cancer later in life.

    Heart Disease Risk
         
    Doctors who use CT scans to detect calcium buildup in arteries may be able to better predict heart disease risk in some of their patients, a new study suggests. Allegheny General Hospital cardiologist Dr. Robert Biederman talks to WTAE-TV about the signi...

    Incidental Findings in Elderly Patients Evaluated for TAVR
         
    Dr. Nicholas Orme, a Cardiology Fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, in his article appearing in the June 2014 Mayo Clinic Proceedings, describes the high incidence and clinical impact of incidental findings discovered during CT scans used to evaluate...

    CT Scans Can Detect Lung Cancer Early
         
  • November 7, 2010 (2:11) A clinical trial reveals a special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early, which could in turn save lives.

  • Cancer Risk From CT Scan Radiation
         
    Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger's videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Pediatric CAT scans are estimated to cause hundreds of cancer deaths every year. As I explain in my full-length live presentation on preventing, arresti...

    CT Scan
         
    This video demonstrates a CT scan on a young patient. CT scans are used to create images of bones and soft tissues inside the body. For cancer patients, CT scans are often used to get images of the internal organs. View our other clinical demonstration...

    Mass. Clinical Trial Using CAT Scan In Operating Room To Better Target Tumors
         
    Brigham and Women's Hospital in Massachusetts is using a method in which a CAT scan is employed in the middle of the operating room in order to remove small tumors.

    Natural Health Tip #20 - Avoid CT Scans
         
    http://www.naturalfoodsdiet.org "Avoid CT Scans- CT Scan" CT scans are often unnecessary and may cause cancer. Why are CT scans given if they are unnecessary? Sadly, doctors need to protect themselves, make the patients feel better, and the medical ...

    CT scans vs coronary angiography
         
    The effectiveness of CT scans versus Coronary Angiography to determine calcium deposits on coronary arteries.

    Computed Axial Tomography (CAT) Scan
         
    A CAT (computed axial tomography) scan animation is included because seismic tomography is often compared to CAT scans. Both techniques have an energy source (seismic tomography uses the energy generated from earthquakes; CAT scans use x-ray energy) and a...

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    Lymph node metastases, CT scan
    Pancreatic cancer, CT scan
    Bronchial cancer - CT scan
    Model Positioned in Computed Tomography Scanner
    Lasers Used for Computed Tomography Positioning
    Lymph node metastases, CT scan
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    Pancreatic cancer, CT scan
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    Bronchial cancer - CT scan
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    Model Positioned in Computed Tomography Scanner
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    Lasers Used for Computed Tomography Positioning
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    Proton Beam During CT Scans
    Computed Tomography Scan, Head And Neck
    Head And Neck Computed Tomography Scan, Child - Spanish
    Computed Tomography Scan, Head And Neck, Child
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    Proton Beam During CT Scans
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    Computed Tomography Scan, Head And Neck
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    Head And Neck Computed Tomography Scan, Child - Spanish
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    Computed Tomography Scan, Head And Neck, Child
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    220px Computed tomography of human brain large
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    220px CT Scan of Dale Mahalko s brain skull
    Reduced size 3D printed human skull from computed tomography data.
    A CT scan of the abdomen
    Photo of patient being perpared for CT scan
    220px Image of trabecular bone of the spine by Quantitative computed tomography
    220px CT Scan of Dale Mahalko s brain skull
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    Reduced size 3D printed human skull from computed tomography data.
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    A CT scan of the abdomen
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    Photo of patient being perpared for CT scan
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    220px Image of trabecular bone of the spine by Quantitative computed tomography
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    A CT scan machine
    Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan
    Lung nodule, right lower lung - CT scan
    Lung mass, right lung - CT scan
    CT scan
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    A CT scan machine
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    Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan
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    Lung nodule, right lower lung - CT scan
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    Lung mass, right lung - CT scan
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    Lung mass, right upper lobe - CT scan
    Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan
    Thyroid cancer - CT scan
    Bronchial cancer - CT scan
    Full-body CT scans deliver a radiation dose nearly 100 times that of a typical mammogram.
    Lung mass, right upper lobe - CT scan
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    Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan
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    Thyroid cancer - CT scan
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    Bronchial cancer - CT scan
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    Full-body CT scans deliver a radiation dose nearly 100 times that of a typical mammogram.
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    A CT scan image showing a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    3D-reconstructed CT scan showing bilateral stylohyoid ligament ossification
    CT scan, coronal section showing bilateral extended styloid process and stylohyoid ligament ossification (incidental finding)
    CT scan of the brain
    3D reconstructed CT scan showing elongated styloid process (right side)
    A CT scan image showing a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
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    3D-reconstructed CT scan showing bilateral stylohyoid ligament ossification
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    CT scan, coronal section showing bilateral extended styloid process and stylohyoid ligament ossification (incidental finding)
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    CT scan of the brain
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    3D reconstructed CT scan showing elongated styloid process (right side)
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    afibcase CT scan
    CT scan of the brain
    Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan
    CT scan
    Intra-abdominal abscess, CT scan
    afibcase CT scan
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    CT scan of the brain
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    Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan
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    CT scan
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    Intra-abdominal abscess, CT scan
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    Computed tomography scan showing pleural effusion in the right lung.Notice the split pleura (arrows) characteristic of empyema.Courtesy of Dr. Peter O'Donovan.
    Please note: The myelogram test may be performed along with other tests such as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Test, Computed Tomography (CT) and regular spinal X-ray films.
    Technician preparing patient for CT scan
    When you get a virtual colonoscopy, your doctor does a CT scan of your abdomen and pelvis to create 3-D images that show polyps and other abnormalities inside your colon and rectum.
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    Computed tomography scan showing pleural effusion in the right lung.Notice the split pleura (arrows) characteristic of empyema.Courtesy of Dr. Peter O'Donovan.
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    Please note: The myelogram test may be performed along with other tests such as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Test, Computed Tomography (CT) and regular spinal X-ray films.
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    Technician preparing patient for CT scan
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    When you get a virtual colonoscopy, your doctor does a CT scan of your abdomen and pelvis to create 3-D images that show polyps and other abnormalities inside your colon and rectum.
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