About Computed Tomography

What Is Computed Tomography?

Computed Tomography (CT) is a diagnostic procedure in which a scanner produces a detailed computer generated image of the body.

CT scans show the shape, size, and location of organs and tissues in any "slice" of the body. The scans are more sensitive and reliable in finding early lung cancers as compared to routine chest x-rays

What is the amount of radiation in a low dose CT Screening?

A low dose CT scan has about 1/5th of the radiation dosage of a standard dose CT scan.