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CTSafety Precautions

Please advise your doctor and the technologists performing the procedure of the following: 

  • If there is any possibility that you could be pregnant 
  • Any food allergies 
  • Any medications you are taking 
  • History of asthma, heart, or kidney problems
  • Any allergic reactions you have had to anesthetic or X-ray contrast dyes
For detailed information about benefits/risks, common uses and limitations of specific CT procedures listed from A-Z please visit

Information about patient safety, radiation exposure and a glossary of terms is also available on this link.


Updated Apr 14, 2015