Requests for body computed tomography: increasing workload, increasing indications and increasing age


Increasing numbers of increasingly elderly patients were being examined in our Body CT department. At the same time, some of our clinical colleagues perceived that their patients might be discriminated against on the basis of their age when allocating CT time. We therefore studied the population trends in our department over a 10-year period. The ages of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003300101052