Computed Tomography, Abdomen

Computed Tomography, Abdomen 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 abdominal structures and to assist in diagnosing tumors, cancer, bleeding, and abscess. Used as an evaluation tool for surgical, radiation, and medical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Abdomen.

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