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Computed tomographic scanning 

Computed tomographic scanning
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Computed tomographic scanning
Author(s):

Adrian M.K. Thomas

and Arpan K. Banerjee

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199639977.003.0006
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date: 27 February 2021

Chapter 6 discusses the paradigm shift between traditional diagnostic radiology and modern medical imaging with the development of computed tomography (CT) scanning, and the invention of the CT scanner by EMI. It also introduces the contributions to the field of Johann Radon, William Oldendorf and David Kuhl, Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack, explores the prototype EMI brain scanner, Will Kalender and helical scanning, and Multislice scanning and its clinical impact.

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