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Technical Concepts of X-ray Computed Tomography Scanners

  • Robert Cierniak
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Abstract

Medical examinations using computed tomography are currently standard hospital practice. Back in the 1980s, its use was relatively rare, and was available only in a limited number of specialised medical centres. Today it is hard to imagine medical diagnosis without it.

Keywords

Hounsfield Unit Projection System Semiconductor Detector Spiral Scanner Spiral Compute Tomography Scanner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringTechnical University of CzestochowaCzestochowaPoland

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