HRCT Chest Contrast - Test, Cost & Procedure

HRCT Chest With Contrast

HRCT Chest With Contrast

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What is the HRCT Chest-Contrast?

HRCT Chest-Contrast is also referred to as high-resolution CT of the chest with the help of contrast to visualize the detailed structure of the chest.

Why is it done?

Doctors recommend this test to see:

  • To assess the development of diffuse lung disease
  • To diagnose abnormal growth of the lung 
  • To evaluate obstructions to airflow in the lungs
  • In the case of  lung biopsy

In which case HRCT Chest-Contrast is not performed? 

If you are pregnant and have a chance to become pregnant, hypersensitive to any drug especially iodine.

What Is The Preparation For HRCT Chest-Contrast?

You need to remove all the metallic things before going to scan. Bring your blood urea and creatinine report.

What Is The Procedure For HRCT Chest-Contrast?

In this scan, you need to lie supine on the table and your arm is placed on the sides then contrast is injected through the cannula and the scan is performed.

Cost of  HRCT Chest Contrast in Delhi

The HRCT Chest-Contrast test cost near me in Delhi typically ranges from INR 4500 to INR 9000, depending on the diagnostic center.

Book HRCT Chest With Contrast 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 HRCT Chest With Contrast 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 HRCT Chest With Contrast

HRCT Chest With Contrast (CT Scan)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watch, Rings, Any other similar object from scanning part of 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 or are on medication.
  • No Fasting.
  • You can drink water.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Carry your ID Proof.

Within 4-6 hours*

Test Price ₹ 4500 ₹ 9000
Frequently Asked Questions

The effective dose that HRCT uses is 0.98mSv. This dose is about 6.5 times less than the dose a standard CT scan uses.

Some allergic reactions can develop due to contrast dye causing itching, swelling, rash or trouble breathing. These allergic reactions can be managed by appropriate measures taken on time, therefore it becomes necessary to inform your healthcare provider as soon as you experience the first allergic symptom. The HRCT scan uses radiations that might cause potential tissue damages in the long run.

Yes, the HRCT(high-resolution computed tomography) has more sensitivity than the traditional chest X-ray in identification of exudative lesions and occult parenchymal disease that helps in assessing activity of pulmonary TB.

HRCT scans have been proved to increase the diagnostic confidence. HRCT bears specificity of approximately 85.7% and sensitivity for a confident diagnosis of TB is almost 73%. For COVID-19 the sensitivity of HRCT is 46% and specificity is found to be 72.6%.

The main drawback of HRCT scan is that it exposes you to ionising radiation. These ionising radiation have the potential to damage tissues. The tissue damage can lead to development of genetic mutations through alterations in DNA over a period of time, that might get passed onto the next generation.


Normal scores for HRCT:

  • Score-0 = Indicate no parenchymal involvement
  • Score-1 = It signifies upto 50% involvement
  • Score-2 = Involvement of more than 50% of lung parenchyma

The HRCT chest test helps in detecting following cases:

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Irreversible lung diseases
  • TB
  • Abnormal widening of the lung airway

The contrast is not used for the HRCT test. The test is capable of producing high-resolution images without the use of a contrast medium.

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