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Tomography, Spiral Computed

"Tomography, Spiral Computed" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Computed tomography where there is continuous X-ray exposure to the patient while being transported in a spiral or helical pattern through the beam of irradiation. This provides improved three-dimensional contrast and spatial resolution compared to conventional computed tomography, where data is obtained and computed from individual sequential exposures.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tomography, Spiral Computed" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tomography, Spiral Computed" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 168 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2004
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