CT scan is a very low-risk procedure. Women should always inform their physician and the CT technologist if there is any possibility that they may be pregnant. Sometimes, the examination table will move during the scan, so that the x-ray beam follows a spiral path.
Bones appear white on the x-ray; soft tissue, such as organs like the heart or liver, shows up in shades of gray, and air appears black.
Further more, they identified processes at the heat treatidentified as their second bottleneck, that caused massive delays in their getting product through the heat-treat and which had also caused some products to be heat-treated multiple times to make softer and then harder again instead of just once or not at all.
Modern CT scanners are so fast that they can scan through large sections of the body in just a few seconds, and even faster in small children. The biggest potential risk is with a contrast also called dye injection that is sometimes used in CT scanning.
Alex and his team identify the bottlenecks in their process and immediately begin to implement changes to help increase capacity and speed up production. You will be asked not to eat or drink anything for a few hours beforehand, if contrast material will be used in your exam.
Bottlenecks[ edit ] The book goes on to point out the role of bottlenecks constraints in a manufacturing process, and how identifying them not only makes it possible to reduce their impact, but also yields a useful tool for measuring and controlling the flow of materials. Any of these conditions may increase the risk of an unusual adverse effect.
Computerized Tomography CT scan is a procedure that assists in diagnosing tumors, fractures, bony structures, and infections in the organs and tissues of the body. You may be asked to remove any piercings, if possible.