A head computerized tomography scan uses a computer to process a series of X-ray images taken from several different angles, to develop cross-sectional views of the inside of the head, according to Mayo Clinic. A CT scan... More »

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A CT scan of the abdomen is useful in detecting conditions such as appendicitis and diverticulitis, while a scan of the urinary tract helps check for issues like kidney stones and blockages, explains WebMD. A scan of the... More »

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An abdominal computed tomography, or CT, scan uses x-rays to examine the abdomen from several different angles, according to MedlinePlus. The test is used to check several conditions, including hernias, abdominal masses,... More »

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The CAT scan procedure is a computerized tomography scan that includes a series of x-rays to create cross-sectional images of bones and tissue, notes Mayo Clinic. The procedure can be performed on a full body or a partic... More »

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A computed tomography, or CT, scan of the chest can help doctors to investigate abnormalities found on an X-ray, reports the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. It often helps to identify and evaluate tumors and d... More »

An abdominal computed tomography, or CT, scan uses x-rays to examine the abdomen from several different angles, according to MedlinePlus. The test is used to check several conditions, including hernias, abdominal masses,... More »

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Computerized tomography, or CT, scans provide several cross-sectional X-ray images of a specific area of the body as ordered by a doctor, according to WebMD. The machines are used to detect tumors, bone injuries, tissue ... More »

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