Patient is advised to remove jewellery, glasses, dentures and hearing aids. Post that the patient is positioned on a couch that moves into the scanner.
As the CT machine moves into position there is humming buzzing and clicking sounds of the machine, it is important to remain still during scanning to obtain clear images
- CT scan may require the ingestion of an oral contrast agent or injection of an intravenous contrast agent to allow the radiologist to see certain organs and abnormalities more clearly. The CT contrast agent is an iodine-based material that is injected through an intravenous line.