The Difference Between a CT Scan and an X-Ray

    CT Scans produce a more detailed image than an x-ray.

    CT scans produce detailed images of many structures inside the body, including the internal organs, blood vessels and bones. A CT scan is useful when imaging complex bone fractures, severely eroded joints or bone tumours as it produces a more detailed image than a conventional x-ray.

    Other benefits of a CT scan:

    • It can image bone, soft tissue, and blood vessels all at the same time.
    • In emergency cases, it can reveal internal injuries and bleeding quickly.

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