Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

CT Scan

The computerized tomography (CT) scan was created by Godfrey Hounsfield. CT utilizes X-rays and computer assisted analysis to generate images that represent 'slices' or cross-sections through the target organ(s). CT scans are used to diagnose several different cancers. 1

  • 1Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed 13-17 June. 2005 []