CT - Dual/Tripple Phase Study Liver in Lucknow
Understanding CT - Dual/Tripple Phase Study Liver in Lucknow
What is CT - Dual/Tripple Phase Study Liver in Lucknow?
A dual-phase CT of the liver is a diagnostic imaging technique that analyzes and produces cross-sectional images of different parts of the liver and pancreas.
A triple-phase CT of the liver is also an imaging technique that studies three liver phases: non-contrast, portal venous, and arterial phase. The images from the scan provide better visualization of the arteries and veins, depending on the timing and speed of contrast injection.
It helps detect multiple lesions, cysts, tumors, infections, internal injuries, bleeding, abscesses, and other abnormalities in the liver. It also helps check the progression of hepatic disorders, specifically hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). It is advisable to not eat or drink for 3-4 hours before the examination. Pregnant women should inform their doctors to minimize radiation exposure to the fetus.