CT (Computed Tomography) Scan
CT (Computed Tomography), sometimes called a CAT scan, uses
special x-ray equipment to obtain image data from different angles
around the body and then uses computer processing of the
information to show a cross-section of body tissues and organs.
CT imaging is particularly useful because it can show several
types od tissue (lung, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels) with
great clarity. Using specialised equipment and expertise to create
and interpret CT scans of the body, radiologists can more easily
diagnose problems such as cancers, cardiovascular disease,
infectious disease, trauma and musculoskeletal problems.
CT scan services
We are able to perform the following scans:
- Brain IAM's petrous bones
- High detail joint imaging
- High resolution thorax
- Contrast enhanced angiography, pulmonary angio, carotids,
CT procedures will only be carried out on receipt of a
completed and signed doctors/GP referral.
For further information please contact the Radiology
Department on 01206 753 227.
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)