Explanation of Key CT Terms
July 1, 2012 | Evaluations & Guidance
Here's a list of terms related to computed tomography technology and scanning techniques.
Artifact. Any distortion of an image, usually resulting from a technical shortcoming or compromise in the design of the scanner. Artifacts can never be completely eradicated; however, they can be reduced by good design.
Axial acquisition. A scan in which the patient table is stationary during...