Ct scan

What is Ct scan?

An X-ray computed tomography (X-ray CT) or computerized axial tomography scan (CAT scan), makes use of computer-processed combinations of many X-ray images taken from different angles to produce cross-sectional (tomographic) images (virtual 'slices') of specific areas of a scanned object, allowing the user to see inside the object without cutting.

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I had a CT scan indicating mild fat stranding descending colon. have been having pain and fatigue. does fat stranding always indicate...

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You are reporting to have done CT scan and the result was fat...

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I have a complex exophotic left kidney mass. Should I be worried? I am trying to get a ct scan...

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CT scan of abdomen should be the next investigation.

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Definitely CT scan of abdomen should be the next...

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Can a CT and MRCP both miss pancreatic cancer? I have been symptomatic, however, both exams have shown nothing caught on pancreas. MRCP showed...

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Sensitivity of detecting pancreatic cancer by CT scan is 89-97 %.

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