Inside a CT (CAT) scanner

This is what a CT scanner looks like on the inside while it spins like a mad man.

A CT scan stands for Computed Tomography scan. It is also known as a CAT (Computer Axial Tomography) scan. It is a medical imaging method that employs tomography. Tomography is the process of generating a two-dimensional image of a slice or section through a 3-dimensional object (a tomogram).

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One Response to Inside a CT (CAT) scanner

  1. Jeff says:

    As if claustrophobia isn’t enough of a reason for people to avoid one of these contraptions, this video demonstrates the potential of absolute disaster in the event of a catastrophic failure. Imagine a bearing or bolt coming loose. I’m not sure if you would be completely unharmed or if you would look like you just went through one of those shredding machines that destroy anything and everything.

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