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Diagnostic Imaging

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.

Contrast Materials

A special dye called contrast material is needed for some CT scans to help highlight the areas of your body being examined. The contrast material blocks X-rays and appears white on images, which can help emphasize blood vessels, intestines or other structures.

Contrast material might be given to you:

  • To drink. If your GI is being scanned, you may need to drink a liquid that helps define your stomach and intestinal track
  • By injection. Contrast agents can be injected through a vein in your arm to help visualize blood vessels, spleen, urinary tract, or liver on the images. You may experience a feeling of warmth during the injection or a metallic taste in your mouth