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Computed Tomography

Computed tomography uses X-rays to produce images of various parts of the body. It is a method frequently used in the diagnosis of bone lesions, especially involving small and delicate structures, for example the ears or sinuses.

CT scans make use of modern equipment to produce high-quality results.

General information about this test

  • This test is performed only with a doctor's referral
  • Testing is performed in Lublin, Monday-Friday, 10.00 – 15.40
  • Wait time for this test is approximately 2 working days
  • Wait time for test results is 2 working days from the completion of the test

Preparation for the test

  • 6 hours fasting
  • Liquids: non-carbonated water only
  • No medication for 2 hours before the test (prior to 2 hours before the test, medication may be taken with a small amount of non-carbonated water)
  • If having a CT scan of the abdomen, drink an extra ½ liter (2 cups) of non-carbonated water a half an hour before the test

Contraindications to this test

  • Pregnancy
  • Weight above 120 kg