Computed tomography: Physical principles, instrumentation, and quality control

Euclid Seeram, Joanne Sil

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This chapter captures the rapid advancement of CT scanning and includes information relating to both conventional CT scanning (CCTS) and multi-slice CT (MSCT); their advantages, disadvantages and applications. Illustrated throughout, the major components of a CT system are described in relation to the physical principles. An overview of some of the quality control (QC) measures that might be carried out within a CT or SPECT-CT department are also discussed including categories and frequencies of testing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical SPECT/CT in Nuclear Medicine
EditorsDavid Wyn Jones, Peter Hogg, Euclid Seeram
Place of PublicationLondon UK
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd.
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9781447147039
ISBN (Print)9781447147022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

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