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How long does the neck cta take?

How long does the neck cta take?

A few minutes: The technician puts an IV in your arm and you lay flat on a narrow table. The table slides into a large donut shaped xray tube. You hold your breath for a few seconds, then you feel a hot sensation all over, and it's all done. ...Read more

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Cta (Definition)

Radiology concerned this refers to computed tomography angiography. See radiologyinfo.Org for more info. Safe test. Gives ...Read more


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Does it hurt to get a neck cta done?

NO: This is a radiology test that typically uses contrast dye injected into an IV in the arm. There is often a warm sensation in the arm but not truely sharp pain. The area being imaged does not usually develop any sensations during this test. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a neck cta done?

Radiology: Neck cta is an investigation involving contrast and ionizing radiation. Hence, you will need to go a radiology office, either a stand alone one or affiliated with a medical center or a hospital. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to need a neck cta?

CTA of the neck: Cta of the neck is usually done to evaluate arteries in the the neck. Usually the carotid or vertebral arteries. Most common reason is to evaluate narrowing in there arteries. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a cta of neck and wondering what the impression means?

Contact ordering doc: If you don't understand what the impression of your CTA means, you should contact the doctor that ordered that exam be done for you. You may also contact the Radiologist that interpreted the exam. ...Read more

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Did carotid ultrasound imaging and came out normal. Possible CABG short term. Is cta of the neck needed, how much radiation it adds or risk. ?

Did carotid ultrasound imaging  and came out normal. Possible CABG short term. Is  cta of the neck needed, how much radiation it adds or risk.
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Shouldn't: If u/s clear, should be good to go. If they still want a cta, is fair to ask & get rationale, as aren't free--$/dye/rad--it's a reasonable question. If do have to get it, not a huge radiation load as mostly soft tissues. ...Read more

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CTA of head and neck. what are other scans that are useful with this CT technology that differs from MRI technology when scanning the brain/lympth ?

CTA of head and neck. what are other scans that are useful with this CT technology that differs from MRI technology when scanning the brain/lympth ?

Bone and blood: Two big thinks that are easier to see on ct are acute bleed and bone, MRI is better for anything that is related to soft tissue i.e. The brain itself. ...Read more

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Brief episodes of pulsatile tinnitus left ear only upon standing up? . Multiple normal 3t mri/a cta head neck for headaches. Normal BP and weigh.

Brief episodes of pulsatile tinnitus left ear only upon standing up? . Multiple normal 3t mri/a cta head neck for headaches. Normal BP and weigh.

See an ENT: Pulsatile tinnitus is due to a change in blood flow in the vessels near the ear. Pulsatile tinnitus can have many causes. If a specific cause is found, this may point to a specific solution. See an ENT for consultation. ...Read more

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How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

30 to 45 minutes: Mri scans can take 30 to 45 minutes. ...Read more