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Computed tomography (also CAT or CT scan) of the brain (cerebral hemispheres, cerebellum and brain stem.) Indications. A CT brain is ordered to look at the structures of the brain and evaluate for the presence of pathology, such as mass/tumor, fluid collection (such as an abcess), ischemic processes (such as a stroke).

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Noncontrast head CT is the most useful study for the evaluation of patients after trauma, focal neurologic symptoms, change in mental status, and severe headaches to rule out life-threatening pathology. Clinicians in all fields must be able to readily identify a number of different abnormalities.

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Head CT: Non contrast for trauma, headache, stroke. Pretty much most things. Contrast is utilized for evaluation for infection (menigeal enhancement, abcess) or tumor (mets). However, contrast enhanced head CT is significantly inferior to MRI for these indications and we do very few contrast enhanced head CTs.

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A cranial CT scan is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of features inside your head, such as your skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, ventricles, and eye sockets. CT stands for ...

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A non contrast brain CT scan can pick up bleeds in or around the brain. It can also detect skull fractures and calcifications within the brain. Certain tumours can also be seen without the use of ...

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CT Exams Contrast vs Non-Contrast Guide These suggestions are general guidelines that apply to the use of contrast for CT exams provided at Oregon Imaging Centers. If you have questions about ordering your patient’s CT, we encourage you to speak with a radiologist about the study and the need for contrast. Speak with a Radiologist: 541-284-4016

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A CT of the brain is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure that uses special X-rays measurements to produce horizontal, or axial, images (often called slices) of the brain. Brain CT scans can provide more detailed information about brain tissue and brain structures than standard X-rays of the ...

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A non-contrast CT scan is a computed tomography scan performed without the use of a special dye intended to make organs show up more visibly, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. CT scans can be performed with and without contrast, depending on the medical circumstances of each unique case.

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CT head (sometimes termed CT brain), refers to a computed tomography examination of the of the brain and surrounding structures. It can be performed as a single non-contrast study or the combination of a non-contrast and post-contrast (delayed) study. This allows the identification of abnormal contrast enhancement (e.g. tumors) and allows enhancement to be differentiated from intrinsic ...

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Computed tomography, more commonly known as a CT or CAT scan, is a diagnostic medical test that, like traditional x-rays, produces multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body. The cross-sectional images generated during a CT scan can be reformatted in multiple planes, and can even generate three-dimensional images.