NCCT Hip Joints
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What is NCCT Hip Joints?
Non Contrast Computed Tomography (NCCT) of the hip joints is an imaging procedure in which the rotating beams of X-rays are used to create cross sectional images of the hip joint which can then be used to create a three dimensional image of the hip joint. This image can be used to visibly assess and detect problems in the joint and surrounding tissues.
Why is NCCT Hip Joints done?
- • To detect fractures of the bones forming the hip joint • To diagnose any osteoarthritis or dislocation of the hip joint • To detect infections or inflammation of the hip joint • To diagnose any infections of the tendons and ligaments supporting the hip joint • To detect the presence of tumors (abnormal growths) in the area of hip joint