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Computer reconstructed sagittal and coronal computed tomography head scans: clinical applications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  701506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recent technical advances to computed tomography (CT) have enabled evaluation of the head in multiple planes. A technique that utilizes computer reconstruction of data from 3 mm contiguous transverse scans to display images in sagittal and coronal planes is described. The clinical usefulness of this technique is discussed and illustrative cases are presented. Multiple plane CT evaluation has proven a valuable adjunct to axial plane CT scanning, which can provide better definition of the extent of lesions, facilitate treatment, and improve diagnostic accuracy in many cases.
Authors:
K R Maravilla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:  1978 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-12-20     Completed Date:  1978-12-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  189-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Brain / radiography*
Brain Neoplasms / radiography*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Sella Turcica / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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