CT Scan Radiation

CT Scan Radiation

No matter how much we try to avoid it, small doses of radiation seem to be everywhere – from computer monitors, television sets, and airport body scanners to nuclear power plants, smoke detectors, and dental x-rays. According to the latest estimates, an average...
CT Scanner Site Planning

CT Scanner Site Planning

Before you close in on that low-priced CT scanner, think about space. Room configurations require careful planning, and you must also prepare for site inspections that can ultimately result in delays and extra costs if not done properly. To help mitigate these...
Tips for CT Scanner Buyers

Tips for CT Scanner Buyers

As with any investment you make, you want to do your research and homework beforehand when buying a CT machine for your facility. Be prepared to ask all the appropriate questions, and have answers ready for the seller about what you are looking for, your demographics,...
The Different Types of CT Scanners

The Different Types of CT Scanners

The CT scanner has been referred to as one of the most important advances in radiology since the x-ray. The introduction of CT scanners has helped cut down the need for invasive procedures. Major benefits of the spiral CT include its ability to create 3-D images of...
The CT Scanning Procedure

The CT Scanning Procedure

The computed tomography scanning (CT Scanning) procedure has advanced rapidly since the 70’s, and has become the imaging exam of choice. Patients should keep in mind that CT scanning does not cause any pain. During a CT scan, a patient is asked to lie very still on a...
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