Meaning : Electron beam computed tomography
Category : Electronics
Sub Category : Applications
What does EBCT mean or stand for ?
EBCT is a medical test similar to an xray,except that the radiation used is electron beams or rays,in which the radiation levels are much lower than traditional x rays.These are used to scan for various underlying conditions in the body and mainly used on the abdomen area to check for calcium and plaque buildup around the heart in the arteries.
The device is attached to a computer screen and the entire video can be recorded live.In real time a cardiologist can check the heart for narrowing of arteries.