A chest computed tomography scan, or chest CT scan, is a painless, non-invasive test. It creates precise pictures of the structures in your chest, such as your lungs, heart, blood vessels, pleura etc. A chest CT scan is a type of x ray. However, a CT scan's pictures show more detail than pictures from a standard?chest x ray.
This scan helps to examine abnormalities found in other imaging tests and to help diagnose the cause of an Unexplained cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, or fever.
SLAs:For CT test scheduled before 8 AM eConsultation will be scheduled before 9 PM same day and the physical reports to be delivered by 10 PM same dayFor CT test scheduled after 8 AM eConsultation to start from 8 AM next day and the physical reports to be delivered starting from 8 AM next dayFACILITATOR:Confirm the compliance of preparations required. Ask the patient to wear comfortable clothes free of metals, zippers, hooks.
A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) uses computers and rotating X-ray machines to create cross-sectional images of the body. These images provide more detailed information than normal X-ray images. They can show the soft tissues, blood vessels and bones in various parts of the body.
A Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of :
A CT Chest Plain scan can be performed with or without CONTRAST dye. This CONTRAST material helps your doctor analyze and identify important vessels and structures, and makes it possible to identify abnormalities that cannot be seen without the dye.