Miami Valley Hospital is committed to providing the most comprehensive digital medical imaging, while backed byskilled staff and advanced technology. Our team of specialists provides compassionate and exceptional patient care.
Computerized tomography (CT) is a medical imaging procedure offered at our medical imaging centers. CT scans are performed on an inpatient or outpatient basis, while most are performed at our conveniently-located outpatient facilities.
CT imaging shows several types of tissue and internal organs, such as lung, bones, soft tissue, and blood vessels.
For early detection, screening and evaluation, our sophisticated capabilities at multiple sites throughout our facilities allows patients to receive the highest-quality of care. The combination of our advanced technology and highly-skilled staff delivers comprehensive care, and a positive and safe experience for our patients.
The most common CT scans consist of:
Cardiac – Scan of the chest that focuses on the heart
Abdomen/pelvis – Specialized computer-guided procedure performed to look at the anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis
Angiography – Specialized computer-guided procedure which is used to produce detailed pictures of blood vessels in key areas of the body including chest, abdomen, and pelvis.
Brain – A specialized computer-guided procedure performed to look at the anatomy of the brain
Chest – A specialized computer-guided procedure performed to look at the anatomy of the chest
Spine – A specialized computer-guided procedure performed to look at the specific areas of the spine, including cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine
These procedures provide valuable information for a variety of conditions and illnesses relating to cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, vascular, and emergency medicine.
Where can I have it done?
The test can be performed at the following locations:
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Content Updated: February 8, 2016