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Limited CT scanning techniques of the paranasal sinuses

  • Paul S. White (a1), Ian A. Cowan (a1) and Malcolm S. Robertson (a1)


Computerized tomographic (CT) imaging provides detailed information on the paranasal sinuses and is now well established as an alternative to standard radiographs. The planning and safety of surgery to the paranasal sinuses is greatly improved by CT imaging. We describe a new CT protocol comprising a limited coronal and axial scan series, based on ourexperience with the previously described ‘CT Mini-series’.


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Dr Paul S. White, F.R.A.C.S., Department of Otolaryngology, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag, Christchurch, New Zealand.


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