Micro-CT in Artificial Tissues
The computed tomography (CT) technology, whose theoretical basis goes back to 1917, started after an Australian mathematician Johan Radon proved that the reconstruction of an (N) dimensional object might be obtained from the (N-1) dimensional projections of the same object. As the general structure, the micro-CT (microcomputed tomography) is similar to computed tomography. Computed tomography was invented in 1972 by engineer Godfrey Hounsfield and physician Allan Cormack. Hounsfield invented the first whole-body computed tomography device in 1975. Hounsfield and Allan McLeod Cormack were awarded with a Nobel Prize in 1979 for their studies on X-ray-based computed tomography and diagnostic techniques.
KeywordsMicro-CT Artificial tissues Scaffolds 3D bioprinting Computed tomography Computer-assisted design Computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
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