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CT Spine with Contrast - Test, Cost & Procedure

CT Spine With Contrast

CT Spine With Contrast

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The spinal cord is an important and major part of the central nervous system. It is located in the vertebral canal. It reaches from the base of the skull to the upper part of the lower back. It is surrounded by bones of the spine and a sac containing cerebrospinal fluid.

CT (Computed tomography) of the spine with contrast media is an imaging scan that is used to diagnose/detect spinal column damage in injured patients. For this scan contrast media is given to the patient to cause the particular organ or tissue under the study more clearly. It is a fast procedure that provides more detailed information about the vertebrae which are bones of the spine, tissues, other spinal structures, injuries, and diseases of the spine.

Why is CT Spine with contrast Done?

Doctors recommend a CT scan spine with contrast to evaluate the spine for a herniated disk, spinal tumors, the extent of spinal injuries, spinal structural anomalies such as spina bifida, blood vessel malformations, or many other conditions. It is also used to evaluate the effects of treatment on the spine.

What is the procedure for CT Spine with contrast?

The CT Radiologist will explain the complete procedure for CT Spine with contrast

In which cases CT Spine with contrast is not done?

In the case of pregnancy, CT Spine with contrast is not done. So, female patients must inform the doctor/radiology nurse if they are pregnant or if there is a chance of pregnancy.

Cost of CT Spine with contrast

The cost of CT Spine with contrast near me in Delhi varies, It ranges from INR 2600 to INR 5200.

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Test Type CT Spine With Contrast
Includes

CT Spine with Contrast (CT Scans)

Preparation
  • 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.
Reporting

Within 4-6 hours*

Test Price ₹ 2600 ₹ 5200
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ

CT scan is diagnostic imaging technique used by doctors to review the images on a computer monitor. The obtained images of bony structure of spine vertebrae are clearly and accurately shown such as disks, and spinal cord soft tissue.

It used to assess the spine fracture, herniated intervertebral disk, osteoporosis, malignancy, tumor and abscess.

Also used as guidable diagnostic procedure such as biopsy, cancer detection and removal of fluid from localized infection.

Benefit:

Spinal CT scanning is a rapid procedure that provides accurate and clear results.

In emergency cases, they can reveal internal injuries and bleeding quickly enough to help save lives.

For a variety of clinical issues, CT has proven to be an imaging technique that is both affordable and effective.

Risks:

Due to potential risks to the unborn child, doctors often do not advise pregnant women to have CT scanning unless absolutely necessary for a medical reason.

Breastfeed women who have taken IV contrast media not allowed to breast feed their babies for 24-48 hours. 

Contrast media have severe allergic reactions in some individuals.

CT exams are not advisable repeatedly because of harmful radiation exposure.

A typical scan of the body, without intravenous contrast, can take about 10 minutes. If we use IV contrast, it can take about 30 minutes.

Radiologist will ask you to attend an hour early if you need to take a contrast. You will be required to consume oral contrast (barium). You need enough time for the contrast to stay in your system to clearly define the gastrointestinal tract.

In the event that there are delays or a need for further scans, you may need to allocate more time for your operation.

CT scan is advance X-ray technique that shows thin slice images of bones, blood vessels and other structures. MRI scans are better for tissues with spinal cord, muscles, and other soft tissues.

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