A computed tomography (CT) scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the body.
CAT scan; Computed axial tomography scan; Computed tomography scan
You will be asked to lie on a narrow table that slides into the center of the CT scanner.
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Brains scans were first used in the 1970s when CT (computed tomography) scans began to be used to look at the structure of the brain and... Read more »
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans, are a type of nuclear medicine imaging that can be used to map the brain. The scan uses very... Read more »
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals the structure of the head and brain and identifies any abnormalities. An MRI uses powerful magnet... Read more »
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