if you're allergic to iodine, you'll probably have an allergic reaction
Generally speaking you should not suffer any pain or side effects from having a CT scan. However in some cases you may feel a slight dull ache, if the symptoms persist after 7 days consult your GP.
Yes you can. CT scan uses x-ray, which has no effects on stents.
A "heart scan" may be done using a CT scan, but a CT scan is not a heart scan.
indication of biphasic CT scan
There are no restrictions after a plain CT scan.
Can I smoke before ct scan
No, you cannot see an ulcer on a ct scan.
CT scan for heart in atlanta area.
Why does CT require a prep, and CAT scan does not.?Answer this question...
Yes, it is possible to CT scan a child.
I looked your question up on google translate and CT scan is "Tomografia computarizada" but just CT is "CT" english to spanish
Radiation exposure from a CT scan is similar to, though higher than, that of a conventional x ray. Although this is a risk to pregnant women, the exposure to other adults is minimal and should produce no effects.
should you eat before having a ct scan of the chest and abdomen
No, a CT scan will show nothing useful in the diagnosis of depression.
A CT scan without contrast means no dye will be used for the exam.
A head scan looks primarily at the brain and a sinus scan looks only at the sinuses in the face region.
I wonder that also. My 4 months old fell on his head and the doctors said it's our decision if we want a cat scan. They said he looks ok, but they can never be 100% sure, but studies have showed that babies that had a cat scan at a very young age are more likely to develop cancer?! Weird. I am looking online and can't find any side effects though. It says CTs are safe. We decided against the cat scan.
With a CAT scan or CT scan. Physicians will inject an intravenous contrast dye that will help to improve the quaility of images that develop. Some of the side-effects of the dye are: nausea and discomfort and in certain cases severe allergic reactions. It is recommended that patients do not eat before a CT scan to reduce the possible risk of feelings of nausea turning into a bout of vomiting. If you vomit while lying on your back for the scan, you may aspirate some of your stomach contents and possibly develop pneumonia.
A CT pulmonary scan is a cat scan of the lungs, looking at radiologic images of the lungs in detail, in small "slices" of images.
A MRI shows muscles and ligaments in greater detail than a CT scan.
There are no generally contraindicated medications after a contrast enhanced Ct Scan.