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Computer Tomography Phantom Applications

  • Paulo R. Costa
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) using X-rays was the first imaging modality used in Medicine associating computer processing with data obtained from patients’ X-ray transmission. This innovative technique developed during the second half of the 1960s and available for clinical use in 1972 has brought a new vision about the contrast details of the patient’s body.

Keywords

Compute Tomography System Effective Atomic Number Radiation Profile Gafchromic Film Pediatric Compute Tomography 
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear PhysicsUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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