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CT Scan

A computed tomography (or CT-scan) is used to visualize nearly all parts of the body in more detail in order to diagnose disease or injury or plan for medical, surgical or radiation treatment.

CT Scan

A computed tomography (or CT-scan) is used to visualize nearly all parts of the body in more detail in order to diagnose disease or injury or plan for medical, surgical or radiation treatment.
How
The machine is shaped like a doughnut.  You will lie on a narrow, motorized bed that slides through the opening into a tunnel.  While the bed moves into the scanner, a series of x-rays are taken at different angles to create cross-sectional images (slices) of organs, bones and soft tissues.

The radiographer will sit in a separate room and will be able to hear and see you, and you will be able to communicate via an intercom.

What
It is a painless procedure. Sometimes intravenous and oral contrast must be administered for better visualization.  Please inform the radiographer of any allergies, medical conditions and if you are pregnant.

 

Take note:
Depending on the area that will be examined, you may want to wear loose, comfortable clothing. You may be asked to change into a gown for the examination and to remove any jewelry or other metallic items from your body before the examination.

How
The machine is shaped like a doughnut.  You will lie on a narrow, motorized bed that slides through the opening into a tunnel.  While the bed moves into the scanner, a series of x-rays are taken at different angles to create cross-sectional images (slices) of organs, bones and soft tissues.

The radiographer will sit in a separate room and will be able to hear and see you, and you will be able to communicate via an intercom.

What
It is a painless procedure. Sometimes intravenous and oral contrast must be administered for better visualization.  Please inform the radiographer of any allergies, medical conditions and if you are pregnant.

 

Take note:
Depending on the area that will be examined, you may want to wear loose, comfortable clothing. You may be asked to change into a gown for the examination and to remove any jewelry or other metallic items from your body before the examination.

How
The machine is shaped like a doughnut.  You will lie on a narrow, motorized bed that slides through the opening into a tunnel.  While the bed moves into the scanner, a series of x-rays are taken at different angles to create cross-sectional images (slices) of organs, bones and soft tissues.

The radiographer will sit in a separate room and will be able to hear and see you, and you will be able to communicate via an intercom.

What
It is a painless procedure. Sometimes intravenous and oral contrast must be administered for better visualization.  Please inform the radiographer of any allergies, medical conditions and if you are pregnant.

 

Take note:
Depending on the area that will be examined, you may want to wear loose, comfortable clothing. You may be asked to change into a gown for the examination and to remove any jewelry or other metallic items from your body before the examination.

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Locations

Here are the locations where you can have a CT Scan done. After hours? You can request a call back online and we will get back to you first thing the next working day.

Potchefstroom

087 055 0587

Option 2

MooiMed Private Hospital, 1 Chief Albert Luthuli Drive, Potchefstroom, 2531.

Keystone Radiology

Brits

087 055 0587

Option 5

Shop 15, Edelweis Building, 14 Kerk Street, Brits.

Potchefstroom

087 055 0587

Option 2

MooiMed Private Hospital, 1 Chief Albert Luthuli Drive, Potchefstroom, 2531.

Keystone Radiology

Brits

087 055 0587

Option 5

Shop 15, Edelweis Building, 14 Kerk Street, Brits.

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