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CECT Head

Test Description

Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the head is a diagnostic procedure in which a contrast material is injected and the rotating beams of X-rays are used to create a detailed three dimensional image of the skull and brain to detect any injury or disease of the brain and skull.

Why Get Tested

  1. To detect the fracture of the skull or damage to the brain due to traum;
  2. To detect any internal bleeding in the brai;
  3. To determine the risk of stroke or location of blockage in blood flow causing a strok;
  4. To detect the presence of diseases like hydrocephalu;
  5. To detect the inflammation of the meninges (covering of the brain and spine;
  6. To detect the presence of tumors (abnormal growths) and guide treatment procedures for i;
  7. To guide fine needle biopsy procedures

Precautions

  • 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.

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PREMIA MEDICARE
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