Number of computed tomography scanners reached 1,982 in 2012 in Italy, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.32 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of computed tomography scanners in Italy reached an all time high of 1,982 in 2012 and an all time low of 842 in 1997. When compared to Italy's main peers, number of computed tomography scanners in Austria amounted to 251, 883 in France, 26.0 in Slovenia and 277 in Switzerland in 2012.
Italy has been ranked 2nd within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of number of computed tomography scanners, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
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.