ComputedTomography

  • Wolfgang Reith
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Abstract

Computed tomography is one of the most important techniques of radiological diagnosis. The first computed tomography technique was developed by Godfrey Hounsfield and was first used for skull examinations in 1971. In 1974, the first whole-body computed tomography technology was installed.

Keywords

Anisotropy Attenuation Iodine Convolution Editing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Reith
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  1. 1.Klinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle NeuroradiologieUniversitätsklinikum des SaarlandesHomburg/SaarGermany

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