CT scan


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CT scan

 (sē′tē′)
n.
1. An image produced by a CT scanner.
2. The act or process of producing such an image.

CAT′ scan`

(kæt)
n.
1. an examination performed with a CAT scanner.
2. an x-ray image obtained by examination with a CAT scanner.
Also called CT scan.
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OKARA -- The facility of free blood tests, CT Scan, and X-ray of the patients has been withdrawn at all public hospitals across Punjab which has concerned locals greatly.
KARACHI: Forty yeas-old Mohammad Ali, a resident of Surjani Town has been refused at the gate a third time for a CT scan at Karachi's Civil Hospital, Sindh's largest public-sector hospital.
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PESHAWAR -- Medical Teaching Institute Khyber Teaching Hospital (MTI KTH) has received state of the art multi slice whole body CT scan which will be installed in new A and E dept for the facilitation of patients and quick delivery of trauma patients.
PESHAWAR: Medical Teaching Institute Khyber Teaching Hospital (MTI KTH) has received state of the art multi slice whole body CT scan which will be installed in new A&E dept for the facilitation of patients and quick delivery of trauma patients.
RAHIM YAR KHAN -- The CT scan machine at the Shaikh Zayed Medical College Hospital (SZMCH) has been dysfunctional for the last one week and the patients are allegedly being referred to get their CT scans from private hospitals at a heavy cost.
KARACHI -- The patients are facing hardships at Civil Hospital (CHK) as important diagnostic machine CT scan has been out of order since past one week.
Some of them need diagnostic services such CT scan. But since the major diagnostic machine is not functioning, the patients are referred to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Trauma Centre and private labs for CT scan.
ISLAMABAD -- CT Scan of opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Shahbaz Sharif has been completed and Medical board will review all the three CT scan today.
A new study published in the August issue of Clinical Cancer Research suggests that by tweaking a CT scan, doctors can rule out cancer without resorting to surgery.