Examinations | CT-scan
CT is a method of investigation of the human body with the aid of X-rays, and stands for computer tomography. The CT scanner makes images of cross-sections through the body. With the part of the body to be examined, the patient is placed in the opening of the scanner. Several times the patient is moved slowly through the scanner. Sometimes before or during the study contrast is administered to make some body structures more visible.
The permeability of the investigated body part is measured from a wide range of angles in thin "slices", after which a computer builds up a three-dimensional representation of the investigated body part from the results. A contra-indication for this study is pregnancy.