May 22

Mammography & Women’s Health

Posted: under Women's Health.
Tags: May 22nd, 2009

CT
Computed Aided Tomography (CT) remains an
impressive diagnostic tool for physicians. CT provides
highly detailed and accurate image that will allow a
better understanding of conditions within your body.
CT uses an array of small x-ray scanners to send a
3-dimensional view of the area being scanned to a
computer for processing. The computer displays this
data as “slices”, which allow the radiologist to
review the scanned area sequentially..
ABOUT THE EXAM
The procedure may be performed with or without
a contrast agent, as requested by your physician.
All CT exams are performed by a CT Technologist
and interpreted by Board Certified Radiologists.
During the exam, you will be positioned on a table
that slowly moves through the scanner creating the
3-dimensional images. Read the rest of this entry »

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