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Unformatted text preview: view of bones and organs. The CAT-scan goes even further as it can give us a three-dimensional view of bones and organs. The CAT-scan also can pin-point specific areas or cut sections into slices. The CAT-scan is has a higher resolution which means differences in tissue densities can be distinguished. Doctors now are able to see small nodules or tumours which they could not see using x-rays. Computer tomography (CT) technology is also used outside of the medical industry today:-Screening luggage bags at airports.-Scanning diamonds to determine value before cutting.-Scanning food for foreign particles or dense material.-Scanning logs for the timber industry for grain patterns or defects.-Border patrol screening of oversees containers....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course ENGG eg 404 taught by Professor Weisenhaupt during the Spring '09 term at University of the Bío-Bío.
- Spring '09