CECT thorax - Test, Cost & Procedure

CECT Thorax

CECT Thorax

CECT thorax is a radiological examination in which contrast (dye) is used to visualize chest and lung problems.

Why is it done?

Doctors recommend this scan to see the problems like:

  • * Vascular injuries in the chest.
  • Infection
  • Lung cancer
  • Determine the blocked blood flow in the lung (pulmonary embolism)
  • Tumors
  • Shortness of breath

In which case CECT Thorax is not performed? 

In pregnancy and allergic reactions from iodine, the scan is not performed.

What is the procedure for CECT Thorax?

In this scan you need to lie on the table and hands are placed on the sides through IV line dye(contrast medium) injected. 

How does one prepare for this test?

4-6 hours of fasting are required. You need to bring the serum creatinine and all medical reports.


After completion of the scan, IV line is removed from your forearm. You need to drink a lot of water for faster removal of dye.

Cost of  CECT Thorax  in Delhi

The CECT thorax test cost near me in Delhi typically ranges from INR 5000 to INR 7000, depending on the diagnostic center.



Test Type CECT Thorax

CECT Thorax (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: ₹ 6000
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