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Multi slice CT Scan

What is a CT Scanning of the Body?

CT (computed tomography), sometimes called CAT scan, uses special x-ray equipment to obtain image data from different angles around the body, and then uses computer processing of the information to show a cross-section of body tissues and organs.

We also offer the Biograph mCT - Through a perfect integration of the first advanced HD•PET platform and the world’s first Adaptive Spiral CT, Siemens has created a next generation dual modality device for a new level of integrated imaging.

Patient Benefits:

  • Increased clinical value with exceptional image quality, advanced clinical applications and the ability to adapt to virtually all patients and clinical needs
  • Excellent patient care with ultrafast 5 minute PET acquisitions, comfortable examinations and low patient doses
  • Better return on investment with reliability, upgradeability and true, shared service utilization: CT in conjunction with high definition PET or stand-alone CT

Imaging Centers of Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Florida CT Exam Preparations


Spiral CT Scan Offered at
Boynton Beach Facility


Biograph mCT Offered at
Boynton Beach Facility

CT imaging is particularly useful because it can show several types of tissue—lung, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels—with great clarity. Using specialized equipment and expertise to create and interpret CT scans of the body, radiologists can more easily diagnose problems such as cancers, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

Imaging Centers of Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Florida CT Exam Preparations


Siemans Somatom Definition AS64 Offered at our Wellington Facility


Flash CT Scan offered at
Boca Raton Facility

CT Scan MRI Breast Imaging Varicose Veins PET/CT Bone Density Angiography in South Florida
CT Images

CT Scan MRI Breast Imaging Varicose Veins PET/CT Bone Density Angiography in South Florida
CT Services Offered

CT/CT Angiography

  • Brain
  • Chest
  • Neck/Carotid
  • Abdomen/pelvis
  • Sinuses
  • Cervical
  • Thoracic
  • Lumbar
  • Soft tissue neck
  • Temporal bones
  • Facial bones


CT Scan MRI Breast Imaging Varicose Veins PET/CT Bone Density Angiography in South Florida
CT Exam Preparations

CT SCAN OF THE ABDOMEN AND PELVIS WITH IV AND ORAL CONTRAST: Bloodwork Required (BUN/Creatinine)

Do not eat solid foods 4 hours prior to exam. Clear liquids and medications are allowed up to 2 hours before exam. Patients need to drink a barium contrast (a liquid that shows the intestines) two hours prior to the appointment. Please pick up before your exam.

For diabetic patients taking Glucophage, Glucovance or any other medication containing metformin: You must contact the Center for special instructions before you begin this preparation. Also, if you are age 65 or older, or have a known severe allergy, you must contact DCA for special instructions before you begin this preparation.

CT SCAN OF THE ABDOMEN AND PELVIS WITH ORAL CONTRAST ONLY

Nothing to eat or drink 4 hours prior to the exam. Patients need barium contrast two hours prior to the appt. Please pick this up at DCA prior to your exam.

CT SCAN WITH IV CONTRAST ONLY: Bloodwork Required (BUN/Creatinine)

Do not eat solid foods 4 hours prior to exam.

For diabetic patients taking Glucophage, Glucovance or any other medication containing metformin you must discontinue use of this medication for the day of and 48 hours after the examination.

CT SCAN WITH NO CONTRAST: No preparation is required.


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