Traditional CT scanners require the patient to lay down and stay perfectly still in a narrow tube within an imposing-looking machine. It’s a daunting experience, and while it’s workable for human patients, it’s not well suited to large animals like horses. A project taking place at the University of Pennsylvania is looking to completely change how we go about performing the scans in such cases, using two robotic arms that move around the horse while it’s upright and conscious.
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