Expeditionary units are deployed to some of the most remote locations on the planet. However, service members and base personnel stationed at Camp Lemonnier now have access to modern medical testing previously unavailable to them on the installation. A new Phillips Computed Tomography (CT) scanner was installed at the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) here in March 2018.
A CT scan combines a series of X-ray images taken from different angles around the body and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images, or slices of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside the body. CT scan images provide more detailed information than plain X-rays do.
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