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 What happens before a computed tomography (CT scan) of the chest?
- Q What is a computed tomography angiogram?
- Q What is an ultrafast computed tomography (CT) scan of the heart?
- Q Can a CT scan diagnose lung cancer?
- Q What is a PET/CT scan for brain cancer?
- Q What can interfere with a computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest?