CT Scan Angiogram Services are a type of medical test that combines a CT scan with an injection of a special dye to produce pictures of blood vessels and tissues in a part of your body. The dye is injected through an intravenous line started in your arm or hand.
A computerized tomography scan, or CT scan, is a type of X-Ray that uses a computer to make cross-sectional images of your body. The dye injected to perform CT angiography is called a contrast material because it “lights up” blood vessels and tissues that are being studied.
Primary Care Doctors order CT Scan Angiograms for a long list of reasons:
Painless, accurate and fast.