CT Brain is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses computers and rotating X-rays to produce cross-sectional images of various tissues and blood vessels present in the brain. The test is performed when conventional X-rays and other imaging techniques are inconclusive.
Why get tested?
CT Brain Scan uses special X-rays measurements to generate the axial, images of the brain. The test is useful for assessing the brain for lesions, tumours, injuries, intracranial bleeding and structural anomalies.
This test includes
CT Scan Brain
The test does not require any specific preparations. However, mentioned below are a few points that must be kept in mind prior to undergoing the CT Brain Scan:
The lab technician may ask the patient to remove the jewellery items or any other metal objects that might interfere with the image.
Pregnant women should inform their doctor and the lab technician as the radiations may harm the foetus.
Patients with pacemakers or other metal implants should inform their doctor before undergoing the test.
Patients with a known kidney-related ailment should inform the doctor as the coloured dye/ contrast may harm the patient.