Historical notes on computerized axial tomography

J Can Assoc Radiol. 1976 Sep;27(3):135-42.


The original experiments on computerized tomography at the Central Research Laboratories of EMI are discussed. Examples trace the history of improvement in definition and process time, leading to results from the first EMI Scanner which was installed in the Atkinson Morley's Hospital in September 1971.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Brain Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Brain Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • England
  • History of Medicine
  • Humans
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / history*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / instrumentation