Computed Tomography (CT) scan uses a combination of X-Rays taken from various angles and computer processing to create detailed two- or three-dimensional images of the body. MMI’s expert team uses the lowest dose of radiation possible to create world-class CT images.
Some studies may require oral contrast and/or intravenous iodine contrast to provide additional diagnostic information.
|Abdomen and Pelvis||No food or drink (except some water) for 2 hours|
Arrive 1 hour prior to appointment for oral contrast
|No food or drink (except some water) for 2 hours|
Arrive 15 minutes prior to appointment
|Coronary Angiogram||No food or drink (except some water) for 2 hours|
Arrive 1 hour prior to appointment
Stop all caffeine, cigarettes and other stimulants for 12 hours prior
|Extremity eg. Hip, knee, hand, wrist||No preparation|
|CBCT Dental/Others||No preparation|