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CT Scan of the Abdomen and Pelvis

CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis is a key diagnostic method that allows for a detailed depiction of the internal structures of the abdomen and pelvis. This non-invasive technique utilizes X-rays and sophisticated computer technologies to create precise cross-sectional images of organs, blood vessels, and other important structures.

Importance of CT scan

CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis is often used for diagnostic purposes, disease monitoring, surgical planning, or injury assessment. This diagnostic procedure provides extremely high-resolution images, allowing physicians to identify even the smallest changes or abnormalities in this area.

What does a CT scan include?

A CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis covers all the important organs in the abdominal area, including the liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, stomach and intestines. In addition, the examination provides a detailed view of blood vessels, lymph nodes and other anatomical structures. Also, the CT scan includes an examination of the abdominal aorta.

Indications for a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis

CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis is recommended in various clinical situations, including suspicions of tumors, inflammatory processes, abdominal injuries, or unclear symptoms such as abdominal pain. Physicians often use this diagnostic method to quickly and accurately establish a diagnosis and select the appropriate treatment.

Preparation for the examination

Before a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis, patients are usually instructed to make certain preparations, including restricting food and drink intake for a certain period of time before the scan. These guidelines help achieve optimal screening results. Most of the indications for a CT examination of the abdomen and pelvis include the use of a contrast medium that is administered via venous access and allows for a more detailed analysis of various pathological condition.

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