Computed tomography, commonly known as a CT scan, uses X-rays and computers to produce images of the body. The patient must lie as still as possible as the table moves through the large, donut-shaped scanning device.
Please be aware that correct preparation is very important for the test to be performed properly. Your doctor will talk with you about your history and do an exam. Talk to your doctor about:
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
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