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Dual Phase CT Abdomen

This test is for
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.


What is Dual Phase CT Abdomen?

Dual Phase CT Abdomen creates cross-sectional images at different optimal scanning times for the liver and pancreas. These images provide detailed information of the abdomen. It provides more detailed information as compared to X-ray.

Why is Dual Phase CT Abdomen done?

  1. To diagnose the cause of any pain, tenderness and suspected perforation of the stomach
  2. To find out the signs of intestinal obstruction (blockade) and presence of any accidentally ingested foreign body
  3. To determine the suspected gallstones or kidney stones
  4. To look for signs of calcification of aorta or abdominal aortic aneurysm (enlargement of lower part of aorta)
  5. To detect cancer of stomach, liver, pancreas, spleen, intestines, bladders and others soft tissues of abdominal region




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