A low-cost computed tomographic scanner

W. Swindell, J. E. Greivenkamp, A. F. Gmitro, H. H. Barrett

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The authors describe a film-recorded computed tomographic (CT) scanner that uses optical processing methods for reconstruction of a sectional image. Results are comparable to commercial CT methods using the same patient dose. Consequently, clinically satisfactory CT imaging can be performed at a substantially reduced cost.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-501
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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