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Tomography

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

About access to Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and nuclear medicine imaging services in Australia.

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

This article tells you about a positron emission tomography (PET) scan, the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a PET scan.

Read more on Diagnostic Imaging Pathways website

Nuclear medicine/PET | ARPANSA

Find out more about the Australian diagnostic reference levels for nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography procedures.

Read more on ARPANSA – Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency website

Computed Tomography (CT)

This article tells you about a computed tomography (CT) scan, the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a CT scan.

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Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography

This article tells you about the benefits and the risks, what happens before, during and after having a computed tomography (CT) angiography procedure.

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CT scan (computerised tomography) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a CT scan? CT stands for "computerised tomography"

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Computed Tomography (CT) - InsideRadiology

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CT Calcium Scoring | myVMC

Computed tomography (CT) calcium scoring is a non-invasive method to detect the presence of calcium in the blood vessels that supply your heart (coronary arteries).

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PET scan positron emission tomography

A PET scan uses a special camera and a computer to take pictures of the organs in your body.

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CT angiography

A CT (computerised tomography) scanner uses X-rays and a computer to make pictures of the inside of your body. It is similar to a plain X-ray however it takes lots of pictures of a section (cross sections) of your body instead of just one.

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