As we all know CT scanning is Computed Tomography
Imaging Techniques wherein a X-ray with many x-rays
builds up a cross sections of the organ or tissue of your
body. CT scanners are used to do CT scanning and are used
in almost all major diagnostic centers and hospitals. CT
Scanners scan the different tissues of the body which
includes the blood vessels, the soft tissues and the bones
also. The clarity with which CT scanners delhi can
determine the exact size as well as dimensions of any kind
of tumors, blood clots, blood vessels and bone defects is
really commendable. CT scanners produce 3D images of
internal structures with the help of various scans.
CT Scanner works on the fundamentals of an X-ray. Just
like the X-ray beams create a profile of various strengths
when they are made to be passed through the body. The
difference between conventional scanning and CT Scanning
is the usage of computers.
A CT scanner has the shape of a ring. It has a table attached to it. The
patient sleeps on the Scanner and is taken inside the ring for scanning.
There is a movable ring on the edge of the scanner which holds all the
detectors and even the x-ray tube. In the scanning process, the movable
ring revolves round the patient and emits x-ray beams from all angles and
that pass through the body of the patient into the relevant detectors
which again associate to information to every part of the body. This
complete information is to be compiled into one image of the particular
slice. A slice is when the movable ring completes a 360 degree rotation.
The images produced by the slices have amazing clarity and hence these
CT scanners are used in detecting various illness associated with the
lungs, kidneys, heart, head, liver, lungs, etc., but to name a few.
For undergoing a CT Scan with the help of the Scanner, the patients have
to remove all their accessories on their body like watches, ornaments,
hats, glasses, belts etc., and have to wear only a gown provided to them
by the hospital or the diagnostic centre. The patients has to inform the
doctor in advance in case he has any type of allergy to the iodine that is
used in CT scanning processes. Even, if a lady who thinks that she may be
or is pregnant should notify it to the doctor in advance.