Army hospital uses SPECT/CT to detect small fractures

02/21/2013 | MedGadget.com

Researchers at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Missouri have developed a method that combines SPECT with low-dose CT for visualization of tiny bone fractures that are difficult to see with standard X-rays. The technology means military patients are more likely to get treatment for fractures that might otherwise be undetected and worsen, said Army radiologist Dr. Mustafa Ali-Khan.

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