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CT Scans: Exam Descriptions and Preparations

Your doctor may have ordered a CT (Computed Tomography) Scan. CT is an advanced form of X-rays that uses a narrow X-ray beam and advanced computer software to create detailed cross-sectional images of the body organs.

Click below to find out what to expect, what to wear, and how to prepare for your CT scan at Sansum Clinic in Santa Barbara.

CT of the Abdomen >

CT of the Chest >

CT of the Neck >

CT of the Pelvis >

CT of the Spine >

CT Scan Frequently Asked Questions

CT Scan Frequently Asked Questions

What does CT mean?
How does a CT scan work?
Why is IV or Oral Contrast needed?
CT Exam Preparation Instructions
CT Oral Contrast Preparation and Barium Drinking Instructions

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