Comments for: Robert S. Ledley, physicist who invented full-body CT scanner, dies at 86

Posted July 27, 2012, at 7:09 p.m.

Robert S. Ledley, a Georgetown University physicist who was credited with inventing the first full-body CT scanner, a machine that revolutionized medical diagnostics by allowing doctors to gaze inside their patients’ tissues without ever touching a scalpel, died July 24 at the Arden Courts nursing facility in Kensington, Md. He …

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