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Do you need contrast material for a sinus CT scan?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not usually
If your ENT needs it they will order it.

In brief: Not usually
If your ENT needs it they will order it.
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Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Timothy Mosher
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Except for rare cases the sinus ct is performed without contrast.

In brief: No
Except for rare cases the sinus ct is performed without contrast.
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Dr. Timothy Mosher
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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not usually.
A sinus ct looks at the bone and soft tissue of the several facial sinus cavities.
In general, intravenous contrast material is not necessary. However, there are certain circumstances under which contrast media may be helpful, particularly if they're looking for a tumor or cancer. But for general sinus symptoms, it's not usually indicated.

In brief: Not usually.
A sinus ct looks at the bone and soft tissue of the several facial sinus cavities.
In general, intravenous contrast material is not necessary. However, there are certain circumstances under which contrast media may be helpful, particularly if they're looking for a tumor or cancer. But for general sinus symptoms, it's not usually indicated.
Dr. James Bates
Dr. James Bates
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