What is CT Scanning?
A computerized tomography (CT) scan combines a series of X-ray images taken from different angles and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images, or slices, of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body. CT scan images provide more detailed information than plain X-rays do.
What is a CT Scan used for?
A CT scan has many uses, but is particularly well-suited to quickly examine people who may have internal injuries from various types of trauma. A CT scan can be used to visualize nearly all parts of the body and is used to diagnose disease of injury, as well as to plan medical, surgical, or radiation treatment.