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Computed Tomography, Thoracic

Computed Tomography, Thoracic is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

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

Common Use:
To visualize and assess structures within the thoracic cavity such as the heart, lungs, and mediastinal structures to evaluate for aneurysm, cancer, tumor, and infection. Used as an evaluation tool for surgical, radiation, and medical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Thorax.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Computed Tomography, Thoracic." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425072/all/Computed_Tomography__Thoracic.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Thoracic. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425072/all/Computed_Tomography__Thoracic. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Computed Tomography, Thoracic. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425072/all/Computed_Tomography__Thoracic
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Thoracic [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425072/all/Computed_Tomography__Thoracic.
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