CT of the brain offers a safe and noninvasive technique for the detailed study of the brain based on the differences of x-ray absorption values of the various intracranial components. It is particularly helpful as a diagnostic aid for the study of the brain of the aged and assists in the followup of patients to determine the natural history of their illness or to study their response to therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1978|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Pharmacology (medical)