Computerized transverse axial scanning (tomography): Part I. Description of system. 1973.

@article{Hounsfield1995ComputerizedTA,
  title={Computerized transverse axial scanning (tomography): Part I. Description of system. 1973.},
  author={Godfrey N. Hounsfield},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={68 815},
  pages={H166-72}
}
This article describes a technique in which X-ray transmission readings are taken through the head at a multitude of angles: from these data, absorption values of the material contained within the head are calculated on a computer and presented as a series of pictures of slices of the cranium. The system is approximately 100 times more sensitive than conventional X-ray systems to such an extent that variations in soft tissues of nearly similar density can be displayed. For many years past, X… CONTINUE READING

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