Accession Number : ADA225705


Title :   Computerised Axial Tomography (CAT)


Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH INFORMATION CENTRE GLASGOW (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Gentile, F P ; Sabetta, F ; Trou, V


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a225705.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 84


Abstract : This British report reviews current literature on computed tomography (CT). The operational procedures for CT machines are described and the contribution of this new radiological technique to the medical field is analysed. The operational principle of a CT scanner and its clinical application are described. The use of the CT scanner is radiodiagnostics raises several problems in particular the effective clinical use of the CT relation to the risk-benefit ratio associated with a tomographic examination. Doses received by patients during a typical tomographic examination are assessed. Keywords: Medical computer applications, Axial tomography, X rays, Diagnostics, Medical equipment, Medical examination, Great Britain. (Author) (kr)


Descriptors :   *COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY , *MEDICAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , CLINICAL MEDICINE , X RAYS , MEDICINE , MEDICAL EXAMINATION , UNITED KINGDOM , RADIOLOGY , DOSAGE , TOMOGRAPHY , MEDICAL EQUIPMENT


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE