Previous names for Computerized Tomography?
CAT - Computerized Axial Tomography
CTAT - Computerized Transaxial Tomography
CRT - Computerized Reconstruction Tomography
DAT - Digital Axial Tomography
What nobel prize did Hounsfield win for his development of the CT scan?
Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology (1979)
Enumerate the 2 benefits of CT scan over conventional radiography?
Eliminates tissue superimposition
Increases contrast of low subject contrast tissues
When was Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield born, and when did he die?
1919 - 2014
Who developed the mathematical algorithm for the CT Scan?
Album that was released when Hounsfield conceived the idea of the CT Scan?
Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band
When was the first human patient examined using a CT Scan?
October 1, 1971
Harmful procedures done to image the brain before CT Scan was invented?
When did Hounsfield join EMI?
Where was the EMI Brain Scanner Installed?
Morley Hospital in Wimbledon, England
A medical imaging modality that uses x-rays and digital computer technology to create cross-section slices/images and three dimensional representations of the body?
Computerized Tomography (CT Scan)
System where x-ray tube and film cassette are attached to a rigid pendulum, but the detector is always parallel to the tomographic plane?
Meaning of tomos?
Radioactive element used in Hounsfields prototypes to produce what rays?
Americium. Producing Gamma rays
Greek word for slice?
CTAT stands for?
Computerized Transaxial Tomography
Who invented Tomography?
Gustav Grossman (1935)
The algorithm developed by Allan Cormack is called?
DAT stands for?
Digital Axial Tomography
What does EMI stand for?
Electric and Musical Industries
System where x-ray tube and film cassette move in parallel equidistant planes with reciprocal motions?
System where x-ray tube and film cassette are perpendicular to a rigid pivoting pendulum?
Enumerate the four independent researchers who saw the benefit of computers for medical imaging?
Korenblyum (1958, Kiev)
William Oldendorf (1961, UCLA)
Allan Cormack (1963,1964)
David Kuhl, John Hale, and Walter Eaton
What is Britians first all-transistor computer?
Who invented stratigraphy?
Alessandro Vallebona (1930)
CRT stands for?
Computerized Reconstruction Tomography
When did Hounsfield win the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology?
CAT stands for?
Computerized Axial Tomography
Who was responsible for the development of the CT scan?
Sir Godfrey Newbold Housfield, CBE, FRS
Stands for recording in greek?
Who invented Planigraphy?
Andre Edmond Marie Bocage (1921) Ziedses des Plantes (1921) Ernst Pohl (1932)
Austrian mathematician who showed that in theory that images could be obtained through filtered backprojection?
Johann Radon (1917)
What was the name of the prototype of the CT scan?
EMI Brain Scanner
The software on a high-speed computer that programmed the algorithm for the first CT scan prototype?