Cervical spine tomography with an angiographic C-arm

Carlin A. Ridpath, Anthony J. Wilson, Steve G. Langer, Frederick A. Mann, John C. Hunter

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Phantom studies were performed to develop a technique for linear tomography of the craniocervical junction with a digital fluoroscopic angiographic C-arm unit. Section thicknesses were similar to those used at conventional tomography, and the radiation dose was lower. C-arm tomography was possible with a 6-second exposure and a 40°arc. C-arm tomography is a practical method for decreasing patient turnaround time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)882-885
Number of pages4
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1999


  • Spine, fractures
  • Spine, injuries
  • Spine, radiography
  • Tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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