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 Does a CAT scan of kidneys also scan the prostate?
- Q How does a computed tomography (CT) scanner work?
- Q What happens after a computerized tomography (CT) scan?
- Q Are CT scans harmful to your kidneys?
- Q What can I expect during a computerized tomography (CT) scan?
- Q Is MRI better than CT scan to diagnose a stroke?