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Latest X-ray computed tomography Stories

2012-04-29 15:18:04

A new study from UCLA shows how magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and computed tomography angiography (CTA) are equivalent in delineating anatomy in living renal donors.

2012-04-24 22:15:23

Computed tomography (CT) utilization in pediatric patients with non-traumatic abdominal pain increased in emergency departments each year between 1999 and 2007.

2012-04-06 11:04:17

A group of US researchers has quantified the amount of radiation obese patients receive when undergoing routine medical scans.

2012-04-05 20:56:46

Most medical imaging equipment is not designed with overweight and obese patients in mind.

2012-04-02 20:56:47

The secondary cancer risk from multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scans is low among older adults.

2012-03-30 07:47:11

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other gastrointestinal (GI) disorders may be exposed to significant doses of diagnostic radiation.

2012-03-28 00:30:44

Cardiac computed tomography angiography scans (CT scans that look at the heart) can provide a virtually instant verdict on whether chest pain is from blockage of the coronary arteries.

2012-03-26 21:39:21

A highly detailed CT scan of the heart can safely and quickly rule out the possibility of a heart attack among many patients who come to hospital emergency rooms with chest pain, according to the results of a study that will be presented by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session and published concurrently in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.