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Computerised axial tomography

Computerised axial tomography

cat scanning adds x-ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross-sectional views anatomy. It can identify normal and abnormal structures and be used to guide procedures. Cat scanning is painless. Iodine-containing contrast material is sometimes used in cat scanning. If you are having a cat scan and are allergic to iodine or contrast materials, you should notify your physicians and radiology staff.


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