Computed Tomography, Brain and Head

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

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT) of the head, computed transaxial tomography (CTT) of the head, brain CT, helical/spiral CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the brain to assist in diagnosing tumor, bleeding, infarct, infection, structural changes, and edema. Also valuable in evaluation of medical, radiation, and surgical interventions.

Area Of Application:
Brain.

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