CT Chapter 1

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  1. two types of CT systems:
    • emission CT, in which the radiation source is inside the patient
    • transmission CT, in which the radiation source is outside the patient
  2. The formation of CT images by a CT scanner involves what three steps:
    • data acquisition;
    • image reconstruction;  
    • image display, manipulation, storage, recording, and communication
  3. The term data acquisition refers to the
    collection of x-ray transmission measurements from the patient. Once x-rays have passed through the Patient
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CT Chapter 1
CT Chapter 1
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