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Multislice CT pops the cork noninvasively

May 20, 2008 Multislice CT pops the cork noninvasively Douglas Page -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It may be too soon for a television series called "CSI: Radiology," but multislice CT technology is finding uses beyond the realms of clinical or even forensic medicine. Swiss researchers have devised a way to detect smuggled dissolved cocaine using MSCT scanners (AJR:190, May 2008). Smuggled dissolved drugs, particularly cocaine, in bottled solution are an ongoing problem for customs officials at international borders. Common fluoroscopy of packages currently in use at border checkpoints or ports of entry cannot detect liquids contaminated with contraband.

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