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CECT Pituitary Sella

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Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  2. You may have to remove your jewelry and any metal objects which might interfere with the image.
  3. Get the blood urea and creatinine test done to evaluate kidney function and to ensure safety of contrast before taking up the procedure.

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What is CECT Pituitary Sella?

Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the Pituitary Sella is a diagnostic procedure in which a contrast material is injected and the rotating beams of X-rays are used to create cross sectional images of the the pituitary gland or sella turcica (on which pituitary gland lie).

Why is CECT Pituitary Sella done?

  1. To detect the problems in your sella (shrunken/flattened pituitary gland)
  2. To diagnose presence of any pituitary tumor (cancer)
  3. To find out the cause of hemianopsia (decreased vision)

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