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What Is a CT Scan?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 November 2021
What Is a CT Scan?
A computerised tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) uses computers and rotating X-ray machines to create cross-sectional images of the body. These images provide more detailed information than normal X-ray images. They can show the soft tissues, blood vessels, and bones in various parts of the body. A CT scan may visualise the: head shoulders spine heart abdomen knee chest During a CT scan, you lie in a tunnel-like machine while the inside of the machine rotates and takes a series o...
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