CECT Upper Abdomen
What is CECT Upper Abdomen?
Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography (CECT) creates cross-sectional images of the upper abdomen by using computers and rotating X-ray machines. It uses contrast agents to enhance the images. These images provide detailed information of upper abdomen. It provides more detailed information as compared to X-ray.
Why is CECT Upper Abdomen done?
- To diagnose diseases of the upper abdominal region such as infections like appendicitis and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases like Crohn’s Disease
- To diagnose liver, kidney, bladder, pancreatic, or ovarian cancers
- To detect stones in the kidneys, urinary bladder, or gall bladder
- To detect injury to internal organs of the abdominal and pelvic region