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Need doctor advice. where do they inject the dye for a head ct scan?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Arm vein: The contrast is injected in an arm vein and the contrast is distributed into the arterial and venous system of the head.
Dr. Eric Chen
Radiology 12 years experience
CT contrast: It is injected into an iv, which is usually placed in either the hands or arms.
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about ct scans with contrast and how they are conducted, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-with-contrast.Html. Contrast is almost always injected into the arm or wrist veins.

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