A CT scan is a quick and simple diagnostic tool that physicians use to see inside the body. The CT scan is a non- invasive test that uses x-rays to visualize your organs. Your doctor will request a CT scan with or without contrast media. Contrast media is sometimes needed to highlight certain organs so they can be seen. The information received from a CT scan can be used by a physician to rule out or diagnose the presence of any abnormalities or ailments. The diagnosis received from a CT can be very vital in determining a course of treatment.
Here, at the University Imaging Center (UIC), we strive to provide the best radiology experience for our patients. Our multi-slice CT scanner from Philips offers optimum imaging and speed. There is no need to feel apprehensive because these scans are quick and non-invasive.
A CT scanner offers several advantages: