Computed tomography is an X-ray technique that uses computers to manipulate data into 2 and 3-dimensional representations of your body. This allows radiologists and other doctors to look inside your body and diagnosis disease in a non-invasive manner. CT scans are very common procedures that a generally very safe. These studies can be performed with or without contrast, which may be administered intravenously or orally. The contrast allows better visualization of a patient’s internal organs and other structures.
CT scans are frequently utilized to diagnose and monitor treatment of many disease processes, including cancer, infection, traumatic injuries, congenital deformities and even metabolic disease. The exquisite ability of this technology to visualize vital structures such as large blood vessels and nerves also allows radiologists to target and safely biopsy concerning lesions throughout the book.
CT scans can be done with our without IV and oral contrast.
Head and Face-Orbits and Sinuses
Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis