Scanners reveal our bodies as we have never seen them before

时间:2019-03-02 09:16:04166网络整理admin

By Stu Hutson ARRIVING at the hospital, cigarette in hand and with a sharp pain down his left arm, “I asked the doctor if I was going to die,” says CNN host Larry King. “He turned to me and said ‘good question’.” Back in 1987, even King’s high standing could not spare him the series of stress tests and uncomfortable angiograms that were needed before he could undergo bypass surgery. “Now they can practically dissect your heart beforehand,” says King, who campaigns for heart research. All this is thanks largely to computed tomography (CT) scanners,