CT/CAT scans

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CT or CAT scanner

The Computerise Axial Tomographic Scanner (CAT or CT scanner) uses X-rays to produce images of one slice of the body at a time.

Uses of CT scanner

CT scanners are very good at examining soft tissue. They are used:

  • To produce detailed images of the brain.
  • To produce detailed images of the chest, abdominal or pelvic organs; for example the lungs, liver, kidneys, bladder and the gut.


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