NCCT PNS Axial - Test Procedure, Cost Details



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What is PNS Axial Scan?

NCCT PNS Axial is a Non-Contrast Computed Tomography scan of Para nasal Sinuses with an Axial view.

It is an imaging technique that would be obtaining images of the PNS from top to bottom.

The scan is useful in detecting any suspected sinus diseases.


It is an imaging procedure that obtains the images of Para nasal Sinuses without the use of Contrast.

This scan would help in assessing and diagnosing any of the suspected diseases of the sinuses.

Why is NCCT PNS Axial done?

The healthcare professional would usually recommend this scan to detect and diagnose any underlying problems that may worsen, if not treated at an earlier stage. The uses of this test are as follows:

  • To locate and diagnose chronic sinusitis
  • To confirm the existence of fluid in the sinus cavities
  • To determine infections/ inflammation of the sinuses
  • To find out the presence of any abnormal growth
  • To determine the presence of tumor
  • To plan a treatment procedure for PNS
  • If the doctor suspects a Nasal Septum Deviation

For example- The use of Non-contrast CT (NCCT) Brain is a radiological study that is done quite frequently and it often becomes a part of screening tools in the emergency departments (EDs) for any neurologic or traumatic complaints.

It is both required in the critical and the non-critical cases.

How does it work?

The CT scan usually works by using several x-ray beams and also by using electronic x-ray detectors that are rotating around the patient.

A special computer will also be used to generate two-dimensional cross-sectional images of the patient’s body.

Guidelines to follow before, during and after the test

Here are some guidelines an individual can refer to once they have decided to undergo a PNS Axial Scan.

The required documents needed for this test includes your valid government ID and an appropriate Doctor’s prescription.

Before the Test

Very little preparation is generally required before the NCCT PNS

Some of the steps are listed below:

  • At the hospital, just before the test is done, the patient is asked to change into the gown. Also, remove any jewellery that could hinder X-ray images.
  • It is important to let your healthcare profession of any medication or allergies.
  • Recent illness and treatment undergone should be told to your doctor
  • Women should inform in case there are any chances of pregnancy.

During the Test

  • The healthcare provider would ask you to lie on back or the face down with an elevated chin.
  • The technician would make sure to hold patient still during the procedure.
  • The table would then slide slowly through machine while the scanning is ongoing in the procedure
  • You might be then asked to hold your breath as any movement could possibly affect the quality of the image.
  • The machine would then rotate around the individual’s face part in the spiral motion.
  • The entire procedure can be completed within the time period of 10 minutes

After the Test

No particular care is needed post the test


In case of pregnancy, the NCCT PNS Axial is not performed.

Result and Interpretation

Once the image is generated, the black part of the sinuses denotes the presence of air in it.

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Test report is available digitally too.

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The aim of GDIC is to provide world’s finest technology at the lowest price. 

The rates of scans are reasonably priced. Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre also offer FLAT 50% OFF on many tests. 

Cost of NCCT PNS Axial

The NCCT PNS Axial cost near me in Delhi usually ranges from INR 1500 to INR 3000, depending on the diagnostic centre.

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Test Type NCCT PNS Axial

NCCT PNS Axial (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.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

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Test Price ₹ 1500 ₹ 3000
Frequently Asked Questions

The Paranasal Sinus Non Contrast Computerized Tomography (PNS) Test

This test is generally used to diagnose many diseases. Some of them are as follows:

  • Sinus Birth Defects
  • Sinus Infection In The Bone
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinus Infection/Inflammation
  • Sinus Tumors

Using test quickly creates images of sinuses, by using X-rays.

The Non-contrast CT Scan is also known as an NCCT scan and the CT scan with contrast is also known as a CECT scanning.

These provide detailed imaging of the internal organs for a better diagnosis.

Before the CT PNS scan, it is utmost necessary to follow the instructions that would ensure the accurate results and smooth testing process.

Fasting: Fasting is generally not required for the NCCT PNS.

The NCCT scan PNS is considered to be a safe procedure. The radiation in the CT scan is quite low and does not pose any risks or side effects in the body.

  • Please share allergies that you have.
  • Any medicines that are prescribed or not prescribed (personal use) to you. These include: the vitamins, any herbs, any cream, particular over-the-counter medicines or even any eye drops.
  • Indicate the surgeries you have had.
  • Please list medical conditions that you have.
  • If you are pregnant or might be pregnant.

You may need to lie on a table that would slide into the doughnut-shaped scanner. This is required for carrying out the non-invasive NCCT PNS procedure.

The scanner would then take several images of the Paranasal Sinus from Axial angle using X-rays. These images would be then processed by the computer to produce the precise 2D images of any internal structures.

The NCCT reports are reviewed by the health care professional or Radiologist

Note: You can return to your usual, normal, an everyday life, this is including the diet, the activities, and the medicines, unless your doctor advices you otherwise.

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  • Here, at Ganesh Diagnostic and Imagining Center, we present simple & comprehensive health packages for any kind of testing to ensure the early prescribed treatment to safeguard your health.

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