Essays Tagged: "X-ray computed tomography"


rms of blood work include checking the hemoglobin count, platelet count, or white blood cell count. X-rays are routinely done for treatment follow-up. Ultrasound is also used as a treatment follow-up. ... treatment follow-up. Ultrasound is also used as a treatment follow-up. CT Scan is a special type of x-ray used as a detailed cross section of a specific area of the body. Bone marrow is routinely test ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Computed Tomography Imaging.

uted Axial Tomography) is a invaluable medical diagnostic imaging tool, which Uses a combination of X-rays and computer technology. A series of X-ray beams from many different angles are used to creat ... , bones, and tissues in great detail.The CT scanner consists of a large donut-shaped machine and an X-ray table. The Patient will lie on the table and be slowly moved into the large opening as a serie ...

(8 pages) 137 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Discuss to what extent advances in biochemical knowledge are dependent on methodological development" Angelina Lorenos

outlined. Limits on the knowledge that can be extracted from situations are reduced with technology.X-rays; these are waves of radiation of a very high frequency which are not absorbed as well by bodi ... ed as well by bodily tissues as radiation of frequencies such as that of visible light. This is why X-rays can "see through" flesh, unlike our eyes. X-ray photons have much higher energy than photons ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Virtual Colonoscopy

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Clinical Case Study-Hypertension.

of balance.Tests:CT scan (Computed tomography (CT) scans are completed with the use of a 360-degree x-ray beam and computer production of images. These scans allow for cross-sectional views of body or ... iled images of soft tissues, bone, fat, muscles and internal organs in your body without the use of x-rays. It is a diagnostic examination which provides information not possible with any other means. ...

(5 pages) 140 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung Cancer.

st x rays, computed tomography scan, sputum cytology, needle biopsy, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, x-rays and scans of the brain, liver, bone, and adrenal glands. There are three main types of surger ...

(2 pages) 33 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cancer: The Hope, The Dream.

ns out to be suspicious, many different steps may be taken. You are probably familiar with the term x-ray, an x-ray is the most common tool used by doctors to look at bones and organs inside the body. ... s inside the body. Another test to determine if it is indeed cancer is the less common CT scan: "An x-ray machine linked to a computer takes a series of detailed pictures of your organs..." (Coleman p ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Chronic Pancreatitis

ic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) to look at the pancreatic and bile ducts using contrast and X-rays.Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and biopsy, an exam in which a fine needle is inserted into a loc ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases