CT-Scan

ct-scan

During CT a rapid series of fine sliced x-ray images is acquired and stacked together to create a 3 dimensional image for analysis.

 

Side Effects:

The amount of radiation used to produce an image is low; at RIS protective lead shields is utilised for sensitive areas and we use highly-targeted scanning technique.

 

Preparation

CT Scan: Neck/Chest/Abdomen/Renal/Pelvis

Please do not eat or Drink for 4 hours prior to appointment. Diabetic patients, please list all current medications.

 

CT Scan: All other examinations
No other preparation is required unless instructed otherwise.