Computed Tomography

NO PREPARATION IS REQUIRED for the following exams:


Lithoid through acoustic pores
Abdominal Aorta
Thoracic Aorta
Dental Scan Upper, Lower Jaw

*** For CT of the Upper Abdominal, Posterior Peritoneal space, the examinee should drink 3 to 4 glasses of diluted gastrographin, a quarter earlier than the scheduled appointment.

*** For CT of the lower abdomen, the examinee must arrive at the Center one and a half hours earlier than the scheduled appointment, for preparation with gastrography.


Preparation ALSO REQUIRED for:


* Dual liver (Dynamic examination for tumors – requires a special syringe to inject contrast)
* CTPA (pulmonary artery, thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta – pelvis arteriography / contrast is required)
* Pyelography (contrast agent only – not gastrographin)

*** In case of allergy, preparation is required three days before the appointment with antihistamines and administration of cortisone during the examination.

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