CECT Upper & Lower Abdomen - Test, Cost & Procedure

CECT Upper & Lower Abdomen

CECT Upper & Lower Abdomen

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CECT upper and lower abdomen is the best method for evaluation of abdominal pain, suspected cancer, kidney diseases or gallbladder stones and any kind of infections and swelling. It is also used to detect the biliary system (liver, pancreas, gall bladder etc).

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What is a CECT Scan of the Upper and Lower Abdomen?

A diagnostic imaging technique called CECT (Contrast enhanced computed tomography) is used to produce finely detailed images of the blood vessels, soft tissues, bones, and internal organs. Intravenous contrast dye is injected into the body during this test to help provide a clear picture of the blood vessels. Additionally, it aids in the diagnosis of biliary system issues (liver, pancreas, gallbladder, etc.).

When it comes to identifying infections, kidney or gall bladder stones, abdominal pain, and possible cancer, CECT scanning is frequently regarded as the most effective technique to detect the problems in the abdomen.

Why is it Done?

Physicians advise this study to identify the different abdominal issues, such as:-.

  • Trauma
  • Detect the cause of abdominal pain
  • Vascular disease
  • Obstruction of the biliary system
  • Pancreatic inflammation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Inflammatory colitis
  • Stomach infection
  • Abdominal pain
  • Analyse the cancer

What Happens After a CT Scan?

After your procedure, you should notify your doctor if you experience any pain, redness, or swelling at the IV site. This could indicate an infection or other type of reaction. Usually, no particular kind of care is needed following a CT scan.

What Do I Need to Prepare Before CECT Upper and Lower Abdomen?

  • Test Preparation 
  • Do not eat or drink anything for 8-12 hours before the scan.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Patients may need to remove jewellery or metallic objects which might interfere with the image.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any allergies to medicine or from the contrast media.

Cost of CECT Upper and Lower Abdomen in Delhi

CECT upper and lower abdomen price in Delhi typically ranges from INR 3600 to INR 7200, depending on the diagnostic centre.

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Test Type CECT Upper & Lower Abdomen

CECT Upper and Lower Abdomen (CT Scan)

  • Test Preparation 
  • Do not eat or drink anything for 8-12 hours before the scan.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Patients may need to remove jewellery or metallic objects which might interfere with the image.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any allergies to medicine or from the contrast media.

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Test Price ₹ 3600 ₹ 7200
Frequently Asked Questions

The CECT scan is a diagnostic imaging technique that gives finely detailed scan images of the blood vessels, bones, soft tissues, and internal organs of the abdominal region. A special Intravenous contrast agent is administered into your body through the veins for this test which helps provide more clearer pictures of the internal structures.

The CECT upper &lower abdominal scan shows the biliary system including the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines, urinary system, etc. When identification and examination of the internal organs of the abdomen are indicated, the CECT scanning is regarded to be the most effective technique.

The CECT in CECT upper and lower abdomen stands for contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan. It is a diagnostic modality that uses radiation, a contrast dye, and a computer to produce scan images of the abdominal region.

The CECT upper & lower abdomen scan can help in diagnosis of-

  • Any trauma
  • Cause of frequent and unexplained abdominal pain
  • Obstruction of the biliary system 
  • Disease of the vascular system of the abdomen
  • Pancreatic inflammation
  • Inflammatory colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Stomach infection
  • Cancer analysis

Abdominal CT scans with contrast can take less than 30-50 minutes rendering them a quicker scan technique than the magnetic resonance scans. Most of the scan time is consumed in preparation for the scan and waiting period after contrast administration.

Yes, the contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan for the whole abdomen uses a special material that is injected into your veins known as the contrast medium. The contrast is helpful in generating more clear images.

The CECT scan requires you to fast for 4-5 hours before the test. 

No, the CECT scan is a pain-free, non-invasive, and helpful diagnostic procedure.

Yes, the CECT scan for upper and lower abdomen is conducted in a safe environment where the safety protocols and guidelines are followed. 

You will be suggested to drink as much water as you can after the scan to help flush the contrast dye out of your body. The contrast dye can get eliminated from the body by itself also but high water consumption speeds up the process. Any other specific precautions or considerations will be told by your doctor.

For CECT scan using oral and IV contrast forms, the sensitivity and specificity were found to be 96.5 (95% CI: 90.73 – 99.92), 92.7 (95% CI: 89.65 – 94.88), where as for CECT using IV contrast alone, came out to be 96.6 (95% CI: 87.45 – 99.42) and 92.8 (95% CI: 89.88 – 95.00) respectively.

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

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