CT PET WHOLE BODY WITH ANGIOGRAPHY
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What is CT PET WHOLE BODY WITH ANGIOGRAPHY?
CT PET whole body with angiography is an advanced imaging technique which combines both computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) in a single scan only. This imaging session allows to take detailed images of the tissues and to monitor their functions and structures. During the test glucose is injected with small dose of a radioactive contrast substance for better quality of the image result. This test helps to differentiate between normal and cancer cells as, tumor / cancer cells region consumes more amount of glucose compared to the normal cells. Besides this angiography uses a X-rays to visualize body’s blood vessels (arteries and veins which supplies blood to other parts of the body).
Why is CT PET WHOLE BODY WITH ANGIOGRAPHY done?
- To diagnose stage of cancer and the extent of cancer spread in the body
- To assess the body and heart condition before the chemotherapy (cancer treatment)
- To analyse the blood flow to the heart and heart diseases like heart attack, blockage in the artery wall, valves etc.
- To detect brain problems like memory disorder, seizures, parkinsons, alzheimers, neurodegenerative diseases or brain tumor
Mahajan Imaging has a history of bringing new technologies into the private sector in the country for example standing weight bearing MRI, Cone Beam Dental CT, functional MRI, MR tractography, MR mammography, CT coronary angiography, 4D ultrasound with tomography, PET-CT, CT-guided robotic biopsy, digital mammography and DEXA bone densitometry. Continuing the said trend, they have recently installed Asia’s 1st Silent MRI technology and India’s first Dual Energy Spectral CT Scanner with the most...