What is CT Angio Vertebral Artery?
The Computed Tomography based Angiography of the vertebral arteries is an imaging procedure in which the rotating beams of X-rays are used after injection of a contrast material to create a detailed image of the vertebral arteries, which are major blood vessel passing through the neck and supplying blood to the brain.
Why is CT Angio Vertebral Artery done?
- • To evaluate the vertebral arteries in case of physical trauma or injury • To evaluate any weak points of the blood vessels or aneurysm • To check for blockages in blood vessels due to plaque deposition or blood clot formation • To assess the risk of stroke due to reduced blood supply to the brain • To plan and check efficacy of treatments for blockages including stents and grafts
Preparation for CT Angio Vertebral Artery
- 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.
- Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the X-ray.
Hamdard Imaging Centre
Hamdard Nagar, NEW DELHI
Hamdard Imaging centre has been established with a vision to provide latest and advanced technology for everyone at an affordable cost without compromising on quality and care .We strive to upgrade our equipments , technology and integrate latest advances in imaging.Established in 2013 under an agreement between Jamia Hamdard and Clearmedi Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. to provide radiological services to the well established HAH Centenary Hospital, Hamdard Institute Medical Science and Research (HIMSR).