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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.

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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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Computed Tomography (CT) - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

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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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CT scan

The computed tomography (CT) scan is a medical imaging procedure that uses x-rays and digital computer technology to create detailed two- or three-dimensional images of the body. Unlike other forms of medical imaging, the CT scan can make an image of every type of body structure at once, including bone, blood vessels and soft tissue.

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Dual Energy CT Scan - InsideRadiology

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ARPANSA - CT Imaging and Children

Information about use of paediatric CT scans.

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