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What is CT scan of abdomen and pelvic with contrast?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: X-ray of your belly

Ct, or computed tomography is a special was of taking x-rays that allows up to see the body in slices.
We use contrast, a type of x-ray dye, to better see blood vessels (iv contrast) and the GI tract (oral contrast). The abdomen covers from the diaphragms through the kidneys, and the pelvis covers from the hip bones to your upper thighs. They are done for mahy reasons, not just cancer staging.

In brief: X-ray of your belly

Ct, or computed tomography is a special was of taking x-rays that allows up to see the body in slices.
We use contrast, a type of x-ray dye, to better see blood vessels (iv contrast) and the GI tract (oral contrast). The abdomen covers from the diaphragms through the kidneys, and the pelvis covers from the hip bones to your upper thighs. They are done for mahy reasons, not just cancer staging.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Images

Using dye to get better pictures. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: Images

Using dye to get better pictures. See radiologyinfo.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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