CT scans of the chest may also be used to visualize placement of needles during biopsies of thoracic organs or tumors, or during aspiration (withdrawal) of fluid from the chest. CT scans of the chest are useful in monitoring tumors and other conditions of the chest before and after treatment.
- Q Can I eat and drink before a computerized tomography (CT) scan?
- Q How are CT scans used to diagnose hip and knee problems?
- Q How do I know if I should get a CT scan?
- Q How do I prepare for a computerized tomography (CT) scan?
- Q How does a computed tomography (CT) scanner work?
- Q What kind of reactions could I have from a CT scan?