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Imaging Of The Electrical Conductivity And Permittivity Inside A Patient: A New Computed Tomography (CT) Technique
Author(s): LeRoy R. Price
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Paper Abstract

A new CT imaging technique is described. It does not employ x rays; instead, weak electrical currents are passed through the patient to map out the electrical properties of the tissues. It is expected that the images will ultimately have sufficient precision and resolution to be of clinical value.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 December 1979
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0206, Recent and Future Developments in Medical Imaging II, (26 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.958201
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LeRoy R. Price, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0206:
Recent and Future Developments in Medical Imaging II
David G. Brown; Stephen W. Smith, Editor(s)

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