What to Expect
- You will lie on your back and go into the machine head first for this exam.
- You will be required to hold still.
- You will be asked to raise your arm above your head.
- You will be asked to hold your breath while the images are obtained.
- An IV injection may be required for this exam.
- The IV contrast helps visualize different anatomy as well as helping in diagnosis.
- Exam Time: 10-30 minutes
- Do not eat or drink 3 hours prior to the CT.