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CT Brain PerfuSIon

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  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. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.

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What is CT Brain PerfuSIon?

Computed Tomography (CT) Brain perfusion is an imaging procedure where rotating beams of X-rays are used to scan and create an image which shows the blood vessels of the brain. These images can help to detect and diagnose conditions caused by improper blood supply to the brain.

Why is CT Brain PerfuSIon done?

  1. • To evaluate the blood perfusion (supply) to the brain • To assess any damage, blockages, or constrictions of the blood vessels of the brain and evaluate the cause of stroke • To help in the diagnosis of different types of brain tumors (abnormal growth) and their blood supply

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