CECT Chest - Test, Cost & Procedure

CECT Chest

CECT Chest Scan

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CECT Chest is a contrast study of the chest in which contrast medium/dye is used to visualize the internal structure of the chest and its pathology.

Why is it done?

Doctors recommend this test to look for any underlying problems in the chest concerns like:

  • Assess Congenital Abnormalities.
  • Injury in blood vessels, lungs, ribs, etc.
  • Tumors
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis

In which case, the CECT chest not performed? 

If you are pregnant and have a chance to become pregnant and if you have a severe allergic reaction from iodine.

What Is The Procedure For CECT Chest?

It is a radiological examination in which a dye is injected and images are taken in arrested inspiration.

How Does One Prepare For This Test?

Fasting is employed for 4-6 hours prior to the examination. You need to bring the serum creatinine report. You will most likely be requested to change the hospital gown.


After completion of the examination, the cannula is removed from your forearm. You need to drink a lot of water after examination for faster excretion of contrast material.

Cost of  CECT Chest  in Delhi

The CECT Chest test cost near me in Delhi typically ranges from INR 4000 to INR 8000, depending on the diagnostic center.

Book CECT Chest online at Ganesh Diagnostic Centre

To provide hassle-free diagnostic service we also provide online service to book your appointment. At Ganesh Diagnostic, you can book CECT Chest test online by scheduling your appointment. Quick, non-invasive CT Scan appointment is available for detailed insights into your body. Schedule now for a comprehensive health assessment. We are 24/7 Open at your service.

Test Type CECT Chest Scan

CECT Chest (CT Scan)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Minimum 4 hours fasting required.
  • You can drink water.
  • Latest (1 Week) Serum Creatinine or KFT report required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry your ID Proof.

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Test Price ₹ 4000 ₹ 8000
Frequently Asked Questions

CECT Chest is a contrast-based diagnostic study conducted for the chest region in which a special contrast medium/dye is used. The contrast dye is injected into the veins that helps visualize the internal structure of the region of the chest and its pathology in a more defined manner.

The CECT stands for contrast-enhanced computed tomography in your CECT Chest technique. The CECT chest scan uses a specialised contrast agent that is administered through the veins of the arm to help enhance the scan images produced.

Your doctors might suggest you to get the CECT chest scan if he suspects any underlying problems in your chest region including:

  • Congenital Abnormalities.
  • Damage or an injury to your blood vessels, ribs, lungs, etc.
  • Cancer or Tumors
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pneumonia

You should not get the scan by yourself if you are pregnant or suspect that you have a chance to become pregnant. Additionally, if you are allergic to iodine, you should avoid getting the scan.

Yes, a special agent known as the contrast agent is used to produce high-resolution images of the structures of the Chest region.

Yes, you are suggested to not eat anything 4-5 hours before the test. You can drink water.

No, the CECT scan for your Chest stays as a pain-free procedure that employs a non-invasive technique to visualise the internal structures of the arm for any disease or abnormality.

Yes, the CECT scan is a safe and important diagnostic modality that is used to visualise the internal structures of your Chest/Thorax Region for any abnormality.

The diagnostic accuracy of the CECT chest scan came out to be 0.58 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.41–0.74). The  specificity, sensitivity,  negative predictive value (NPV), and positive predictive value (PPV) of CECT were 37%, 100%, 100%, and 32%, respectively for discriminating malignant and benign SPN lesions.

Yes, you need to get your urea creatinine report alongside to get the CECT Chest scan. Although the scan can be done with your doctor's prescription even while you have an increased level of urea creatinine. The scan can be done in life-threatening situations. 

Yes, You can get a free consultation with Dr. Ravin Sharma (MBBS, MD in Radiology) who is available at our centre with Mob. no- +919212125996 and availability 24*7*365 days.

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