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Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver

Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT), computed transaxial tomography (CTT), abdominal CT, helical/spiral CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the structure of the liver and biliary tract toward the diagnosis of tumor, obstruction, bleeding, and infection. Used as an evaluation tool for surgical, radiation, and medical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Liver, biliary tract, and adjacent structures.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425027/all/Computed_Tomography__Biliary_Tract_and_Liver.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425027/all/Computed_Tomography__Biliary_Tract_and_Liver. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425027/all/Computed_Tomography__Biliary_Tract_and_Liver
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Biliary Tract and Liver [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425027/all/Computed_Tomography__Biliary_Tract_and_Liver.
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