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 can interfere with a computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest?
- Q What happens after a computerized tomography (CT) scan?
- Q What is a computed tomography angiogram?
- Q What is a spiral computed tomography (CT) scan?
- Q What should I know about getting a cardiac CT scan?
- Q What is a full-body CT scan?