Preparing for your CT
Depending on the area of the body being scanned, there is either no prep, or fasting required. We will inform you of what prep is specific to the type of scan that you are receiving.
Allergy: Please inform our staff if you've previously had an allergic reaction to contrast material.
Pregnancy: Notify your physician if you may be pregnant.
Medications: Continue taking medications unless otherwise instructed.
A CT (Computed Tomography) is a scan that allows doctors to see structures in your body, like bones, organs and other tissues.
It is created by using a series of x-rays that are taken at different angles around your body, and then uses a computer to create cross-sections or slices of your body.
CT's are able to image nearly any part of the body and are often used for diagnosing trauma, bone and join problems, finding masses and internal bleeding.