Number of computed tomography scanners reached 518 in 2013 in Canada, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.57 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of computed tomography scanners in Canada reached an all time high of 518 in 2013 and an all time low of 198 in 1990. When compared to Canada's main peers, number of computed tomography scanners in Australia amounted to 1,241, 629 in Mexico, 506 in United Kingdom and 13,745 in USA in 2013.
Canada has been ranked 9th within the group of 28 countries we follow in terms of number of computed tomography scanners.
A computer tomography scanner (or CT) is an x-ray machine which combines many x-ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross-sectional views and, if needed, three-dimensional images of the internal organs and structures of the body.