TITLE

Computerized Axial Tomography in Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly

AUTHOR(S)
Caird, F.I.
PUB. DATE
February 1978
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the influence of the introduction of computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans on diagnosing and treating cerebrovascular diseases in the elderly. Improvements in determining the appearances of the disease; Evidence suggesting the runction of subdural hematoma when there is a crescentic area of increased uptake underlying the skull.
ACCESSION #
16438175

 

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