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Chest CT Scan

Alternate Names : Computed Tomography, Chest, CAT Scan, Chest, Chest CAT Scan, CT Scan, Chest

Chest CT Scan | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

The person having a CT will need to refrain from eating or drinking at least 4 hours prior to the test. The CT technologist will explain the procedure to the individual. People who are prone to claustrophobia will be administered a calming drug before the exam.

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Chest CT Scan: Results and Values

Author: Stephanie Slon, BA
Reviewer: Lanita Dawon, MD
Date Reviewed: 09/04/01

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