Computed tomography (CT)

Overview

What is a computer tomography? Computed tomography is a radiographic technique used since 1974 to obtain images from the inside of the body. The decisive advantage compared to the classical X-ray examination...

Application

When is computer tomography performed? Computer tomography (CT) is today a standard imaging method and is used in many medical disciplines. Due to the improved image quality, it can be used in certain ...

Procedure

How does CT scan? Computed tomography (CT) is a state-of-the-art X-ray diagnostic method which, in contrast to classical fluoroscopy studies, provides three-dimensional digital images of the interior of a body.

Risks

What are the risks of computed tomography? Computer tomography is a method that works with X-rays. The radiation load depends on the organs and body areas to be examined. It is usually higher ...

State of the art

The current state of the art One important focus in the improvement of CT scanners is the increase in speed. The faster a tomograph works, the less is the movement of the body. So are…