CT Scanning

Also known as a "CAT" scan, the CT scan is a Computerized Axial Tomography scan that allows doctors to analyze organs and bones for diseases.

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Which of these is an advantage of an ct over a mri scan?

it is more helpful in determining whether surgery is necessary

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Can you drink coffee before an abdomen ct scan?

Black coffee is fine, see below. On the Day of the CT Scan * Do not eat any solid food for 4 hours prior to your CT scan. You may drink clear liquids up until the time of your scan. Clear liquids include water, black coffee or tea, apple juice, clear soda or clear broth. UCSD Medical Center

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What does mild compression deformity of the superior endplate of T3 mean?

This term means that the T3 vertebra of the thoracic spine has a visual deformity seen on x-ray. The endplate is the part of the bone that touches the disc, so a compression deformity means that the bone has been compressed at this connection.

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What is hypermetabolic activity ranging up to 6.46 on PET Scan?

Hypermetabolic activity ranging up to 6.46 on a PET scan can mean one or two things. It can either mean you have cancer or an infection.

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CT scan report chronic mitotic what does it mean for a lay man?

CT scan report chronic mitotic what does it mean for a lay man?

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How long does it take to have a CT scan done?

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What will a cat scan of the brain show?

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How much does CT Scan machine cost?

How much cost CT scan on Hart

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What's the difference between CT scan?

Why does CT require a prep, and CAT scan does not.?Answer this question...

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What does a Siemens CT scanner scan?

CT or CAT scans are special x-ray tests that produce cross-sectional images of the body using x-rays and a computer. These images allow the radiologist, a medical doctor who specializes in images of the body, to look at the inside of the body just as you would look at the inside of a loaf of bread by slicing it.

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Is there a charity that will pay for a ct scanner?

No charitable orinizations do not pay for installation of a ct scanner.They will help pay for a cat scan if the patient has little or no income but do not assist in the installation of a scanner.

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Would it be possible to schedule an appointment for the scan this week?

It depends on where you live, how busy your local doctor is, and what you are looking to schedule the appointment for, when you are requesting a CT scan.

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How should I prepare for a CT scan?

When you are going in for a CT scan, you have to get a great night of sleep, and you are also going to be required to fast for at least 12 hours before the scan.

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What is a CT scan and what does it show?

A CT scan, computed tomography, is a medical test performed to diagnose a malady. The CT scan will allow the doctor to see internal injuries not shown on an X-ray picture.

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Are CT scans dangerous or are they relatively safe?

No a CT scan will not harm you in anyway. It is a machine designed to help not harm. It can help find anything that may be wrong with you. CT scans especially help with head injuries.

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Do Not Eat Before CT Imaging Sessions?

If your doctor tells you not to eat before your CT imaging session, it is very important that you do not disregard this order. The CT will make an image of the inside of your body so that your doctor can see what is wrong with you. In order for this image to be correct, to really show what the issue is, it is important that you do not do anything to interfere with it.

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I am a srvivor of throat cancer. i now have almost constant foot pain and numbness.i had a ct scan of the lungs which is clear. what could it be?

I am a survivor of throat cancer. i now have constant numbness and pain inj my feet. I have had ct scan of my lungs which was clear. what could the foot problems be?

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"what can be done after you have a heart calf ,and doctor. finds no signs of blockases ct scan shows atherosclerosis.?

bad cholesterol 275

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My husband had a colon test,and they found a tumor a piece was sent for testing, now he will be having a ct scan, should we be worried?

what is my answer?

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What is the difference between MRI machine and CT Scans?

The purpose of an MRI machine is visualize the internal function and structure of the body. A CT scan uses tomography to digitally process the inner part of an object to create a series of two dimensional images taken from a single axis of rotation.

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What does a grossly remarkable bladder scan mean?

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Can you take medications before a ct scan of the abdomen?

Depends on the medicine, ask the scanning professionals,.

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What is the best machine for taking Breast scans?

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What do you avoid after a CT scan?

There are no restrictions after a plain CT scan.

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Would an abdominal CT scan detect ascites?

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