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CT. Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography – CT

A CT scanner creates its image by moving the human body through a doughnut-shaped machine, which emits a series of narrow X-ray beams.

The data from these beams is converted by a computer into diagnostic cross-sectional images. Special software is used to reconstruct images in different planes and to create 3-dimensional views.

A CT scan provides fast and detailed imaging of the head and the body. A CT is particularly useful in imaging of the:

  • Abdomen & Pelvis
  • The lungs
  • Soft tissues
  • Bones
  • Brain
  • Heart & Blood Vessels
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N1 City Netcare Hospital
Kuilsriver Netcare Hospital