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Diagnostic Imaging

Central Scheduling Phone: 603-663-2180


CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

ACR-Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center ACR CT Accredited Facility

Accredited by the American College of Radiology and Designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center.




Common CT Exams


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Spine CT (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)

Computed Tomography (CT) - Spine (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America)Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT scan of your Spine you will be asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects may affect image quality and should be removed prior to your exam or left at home.




Head CT

Computed Tomography (CT) - Head (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America)Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT scan of your Head you will be asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including jewelry, eyeglasses, dentures and hairpins, may affect the image quality and should be removed prior to your exam or left at home.




Abdomen/Pelvis CT

Abdominal and Pelvic CT - (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT scan of your Abd and or Pelvis you will be asked to arrive 1 hour prior to your appointment time particularly if your exam include Oral and IV contrast. Before the procedure, a technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) catheter into a vein, usually in your arm or hand. Occasionally, a small amount of blood may be withdrawn through the catheter to test your kidney function. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including clothing with beads, metal sequins, belts and zippers should be removed as they may cause streaking across the images.




Urogram CT

Urography (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT scan of your Urinary system you will be asked to arrive 1 hour prior to your appointment time particularly if your exam includes Oral and IV contrast. Before the procedure, a technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) catheter into a vein, usually in your arm or hand. Occasionally, a small amount of blood may be withdrawn through the catheter to test your kidney function. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including clothing with beads, metal sequins, belts and zippers should be removed as they may cause streaking across the images.




CTA (Vascular) CT

CT Angiography (CTA) (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT vascular exam you will be asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment. When you arrive you may be asked to complete a CT contrast questionnaire to ensure your safety during this procedure. Before the procedure, a technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) catheter into a vein, usually in your arm or hand. Occasionally, a small amount of blood may be withdrawn through the catheter to test your kidney function. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including clothing with beads, metal sequins, belts and zippers should be removed as they may cause streaking across the images.




Enterography CT

CT Enterography (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America)Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT Enterography study you will be asked to arrive 1 hour prior to your appointment time. You will be asked to not eat anything for at least 5 hours prior to your exam. Before the procedure, a technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) catheter into a vein, usually in your arm or hand. Occasionally, a small amount of blood may be withdrawn through the catheter to test your kidney function. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including clothing with beads, metal sequins, belts and zippers should be removed as they may cause streaking across the images.




Sinus CT

Computed Tomography (CT) -- Sinuses (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America)Also in Spanish

If you have been scheduled for a CT scan of your Sinuses, you will be asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. We recommend dressing in loose comfortable clothing and leaving as many personal belongings at home as possible. Metal objects, including jewelry, eyeglasses, dentures and hairpins, may affect the image quality and should be removed prior to your exam or left at home.