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What is a CT Scan?

ct scanner machineCT scan is a non invasive special x ray equipment to help scan various diseaCt ses and conditions in a patients body.
CT scan is also known as computed tomography and can diagnose severe diseases with accuracy. CT scans are painless and fast.
CT scanner was first installed and used in 1971. CT scan can visualize small nodules and tumors that an x ray cannot.
CT scans can take clear pictures of slices of body parts and hence can create visual images of areas of interest for doctors. It is a very useful technique for the dctors as well as patients to diagnose diseases that otherwise cannot be diagnosed using normal x ray techniques.
Ct scans are frequently used for evaluation of brain, neck, spine, chest, pelvis and sinuses.

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