Distinguishing the imaging planes on abdominal CT

The most obvious difference between a traditional x-ray and a CT study is that a CT study contains multiple images that can be reviewed in three different planes—the coronal, the axial, and the sagittal plane. In this video, an expert radiologist explains when to use each of the planes.

Michael Hartung, MD
Michael Hartung, MD
12th Apr 2022 • 1m read
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The most obvious difference between a traditional x-ray and a CT study is that a CT study contains multiple images that can be reviewed in three different planes—the coronal, the axial, and the sagittal plane. In this video, an expert radiologist explains when to use each of the planes.

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