oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The use of computed tomography in brain damage testing

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Since the development of computed axial tomography (C.T.) it is now possible to obtain an accurate assessment of the condition of the brain without utilizing invasive procedures. The only harm in C.T. scanning lies in the radiation dose, which is slightly more than that of a routine skull X-ray series. The amount of information gained by C.T. scanning however outweighs any other disadvantages.

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