October 28, 2014

How Does a CT Scanner Work? [video]

In medicine, we order a LOT of CT scans... but ever wonder exactly how it works? All we see is the donut shaped thing that patients go through the center of. Take a look at this video (see below) that shows what is happening on the INSIDE of the CT scanner as a patient goes through the center!

On a related note, ever wonder what that knocking sound is during an MRI scan? Read this blog article.

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Dr. Christopher Chang is a private practice otolaryngology, head & neck surgeon specializing in the treatment of problems related to the ear, nose, and throat. Located in Warrenton, VA about 45 minutes west of Washington DC, he also provides inhalant allergy testing/treatment, hearing tests, and dispenses hearing aids.

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