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Orthopedic CT

The purpose of this examination is to clarify various orthopedic problems.
In which cases should an orthopedic CT be performed?
In cases where deep fractures, injuries or abnormalities in the leg bones should be assessed, most often in cases where X-ray scanning is not sufficient for the doctor to make the decision.

How should one prepare for an orthopedic CT?
It is advised to arrive without jewelry or metals that may interfere with the scan and wear comfortable clothing.
In addition, the patient may sometimes be asked to remove their hearing aid, or detachable dental devices. Women are advised to arrive wearing a bra that does not contain metal.
The doctor should be informed of any contrast agent sensitivity. Patients with diabetes, kidney disease, thyroid disease, heart disease and asthma should consult a doctor regarding the vitality of the examination, as there is a higher risk of problems due to the contrast agent. In cases of sensitivity to iodine or asthma, anti-allergic drugs will be administered prior to the scan to prevent allergic reactions to the contrast agent.
In cases where a contrast agent is to be used, the patient may have to fast for 6-4 hours prior to the examination.
Women at the age of fertility should notify the doctor if they may be pregnant. The examination is not recommended for pregnant women, as it is may harm the fetus.

Medical imaging examination
CT
Abdominal and pelvis CT

The purpose of this examination is, among other things, to diagnose the causes of abdominal pain.
An all-body CT scan is common in oncology medicine – when you want to check if a malignant tumor has metastasized elsewhere in the body or to diagnose a hematologic disease (blood disease).

In which cases should an abdominal and pelvis CT be performed?
The most common cause for examination is to diagnose the source of abdominal and pelvic pain, and diseases of the internal organs, small intestine and large intestine.
Diagnosis of appendicitis, renal inflammation and pyelonephritis or inflammatory fluid accumulation (abscess).
Diagnosis of bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, pancreatitis or cirrhosis.
Kidney stones and bladder stones.
Intended for biopsy and other procedures such as drainage of an abscess and tumor treatment.
Assessment of tumor response to chemotherapy.

How should one prepare for an abdominal and pelvic CT?
It is advised to arrive without jewelry or metals that may interfere with the scan and wear comfortable clothing.
In addition, the patient may sometimes be asked to remove their hearing aid, or detachable dental devices. Women are advised to arrive wearing a bra that does not contain metal.
The doctor should be informed of any contrast agent sensitivity. Patients with diabetes, kidney disease, thyroid disease, heart disease and asthma should consult a doctor regarding the vitality of the examination, as there is a higher risk of problems due to the contrast agent. In cases of sensitivity to iodine or asthma, anti-allergic drugs will be administered prior to the scan to prevent allergic reactions to the contrast agent.
In cases where a contrast agent is to be used, the patient may have to fast for 6-4 hours prior to the examination.
Women at the age of fertility should notify the doctor if they may be pregnant. The examination is not recommended for pregnant women, as it is may harm the fetus.

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