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EMI Original CT scanner

Ever wondered how the original CT scanner looked like? 

The first commercially viable CT scanner was invented by Sir Godfrey Hounsfield in Hayes, United Kingdom, at EMI Central Research Laboratories using X-rays. Hounsfield conceived his idea in 1967.The first EMI-Scanner was installed in Atkinson Morley Hospital in Wimbledon, England, and the first patient brain-scan was done on 1 October 1971. It was publicly announced in 1972.

This is the original photograph by philip cosson showing the first comercial CT head scanner Image uploaded from the English Wikipedia.
English Wikipedia: en:File:Emi1010.jpg.

EMI Original CT scanner Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Rating: 5

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