CT Scan

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Sometimes called a CaT Scan it stands for Computerised (Axial) Tomography scan. Basically it is machine that takes numerous X-Ray pictures of your body and then pieces these together to form a 3D image. This gives a far better view than either an X-Ray or Ultrasound.

The Procedure is painless, however you may receive an injection called a Contrast Medium, this helps enhance the image for the Radiologist.

The whole process should take no more than 1/2 hour. Most of that time is spent setting the machine up.


Newsmax (KC) 19-Feb-08

  • NAC Protects Kidneys During CT Scans

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