Upto 50% Off CT Scan Cost in Kolkata – From ₹1530 Only

Lowest CT Scan Cost in Kolkata!
Lowest CT Scan Cost in Kolkata!

CT scan (Computed Tomography scan) can be done on any part of the body and it provides a detailed image of the body part examined compared to the normal X-ray scan.

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CT scan cost in Kolkata and Lab Details

Below listed are the common CT scans performed in Kolkata along with the lab details.

Note that the CT scan price mentioned in the list below may vary. Kindly click on the CT scan you require to know the updated prices.

CT Scan in MysorePrices starting from
CT Scan Brain Price in Kolkata₹1530
CT Scan Brain Contrast Price in Kolkata₹4500
CT Scan Chest Price in Kolkata₹4500
CT Scan PNS Coronal Price in Kolkata₹1800
CT Scan KUB Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Ankle Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Face Price in Kolkata₹3240
CT Scan Face Contrast Price in Kolkata₹5100
CT Scan Foot Price in Kolkata₹3240
CT Scan Leg Price in Kolkata₹3330
CT Scan Lower Abdomen Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Orbit Price in Kolkata₹2700
CT Scan Orbit Axial Price in Kolkata₹3780
CT Scan Spine Per Part Price in Kolkata₹4140
CT Scan Hip Joint Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Neck Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Neck Contrast Price in Kolkata₹5100
CT Scan Orbit Coronal Price in Kolkata₹3780
CT Scan Shoulder Joint Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Single Joint Price in Kolkata₹3510
CT Scan Spine Cervical Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Spine Dorsal Price in Kolkata₹3240
CT Scan Spine Lumbar Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Temporal Bone Price in Kolkata₹3510
CT Scan Thyroid Price in Kolkata₹3510
CT Scan Upper Abdomen Price in Kolkata₹3400
CT Scan Whole Abdomen Price in Kolkata₹5100
CT Scan Whole Abdomen Contrast Price in Kolkata₹7100
CT Scan Whole Spine Price in Kolkata₹11430
CT Scan Wrist Price in Kolkata₹3400
HRCT Scan Chest / HRCT Thora Cost in Kolkata₹4050

What is a CT scan?

The full form of CT scan is a Computed Tomography scan. It is also known as CAT (Computed Axial Tomography) scan. The CT scan can be done on any part of the body and it provides a detailed image of the body part examined compared to the normal X-ray scan. It helps to visualize our internal organs with the help of X-ray beams. The reports of the CT scan can be used for different studies and it helps the doctor in making a further diagnosis.

What are the different types of CT scans?

The CT scan can be either be a CECT scan or an NCCT scan or an HRCT scan. On the basis of your diagnosis, your doctor will suggest the CT scan you should take.

NCCT scan

NCCT scan refers to a Non-Contrast CT scan. It is a normal CT scan in which the body part to be examined is scanned through a CT machine without the use of any contrast dye or material.

CECT scan

CECT scan refers to a Contrast-Enhanced CT scan. Sometimes, the doctor needs better-enhanced images of the body part to be examined for proper diagnosis. In such cases, a contrast material will be given either orally or injected into the body before the scan. The CECT scan is mostly done to visualize the blood vessels or intestines. Know more about the CECT scan.

HRCT scan

HRCT scan refers to a High-Resolution CT scan. It is done to produce extremely high-resolution images of various body parts, especially helps in detecting lung diseases. Know more about the HRCT scan.

Purpose of a CT scan!
Purpose of a CT scan!

Why is a CT scan done?

Generally, a CT scan is ordered during emergencies to detect abnormalities in the body as it is very quick and effective compared to other imaging procedures. The CT scan can help the doctor to

  • Detect and locate the tumor, blood clot, infections, etc
  • Examine muscle and bone disorders
  • The plan guided biopsy, surgery, or radiation therapy
  • Evaluate the injuries in the internal body parts
  • Detect the problems/abnormalities in the blood vessels
  • Monitor diseases like cancer, lung, and liver diseases
  • Monitor the effectiveness of ongoing treatment

What are the different studies of a CT scan?

The different studies of a CT scan are

PET-CT scan

A PET-CT scan is a special study of CT scan that combines a CT scan and a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan. This scan can help your doctor to get detailed information about your cancer.

CT perfusion study

CT perfusion study is used to look at the blood flow in the brain. For this study, a contrast agent is injected into the patient’s vein to highlight the blood flow in the brain. This shows the damaged areas of the brain and the areas where there is an insufficient blood supply.

CCTA

CCTA refers to Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography. It is a procedure done to visualize the arteries that supply blood to the heart to determine if the arteries have been narrowed by plaque (made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood) buildup. This type of CT study is mostly ordered to scan the heart and blood vessels.

What are the various body parts covered in a CT scan?

CT scan can be done on almost every part of the body that includes

  • Brain/head
  • Abdomen
  • Pelvis
  • Spine
  • Chest/thorax
  • Shoulder
  • Face
  • Neck
  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Knee
  • Leg
  • Ankle
  • Kidney
  • Ureter
  • Temporal Bone
  • Sacroiliac joint
  • Any joint
Body parts covered in a CT scan!
Body parts covered in a CT scan!

 

How is a CT scan performed?

The CT scan machine resembles a long tube with an X-ray attached to it. The lab technician will ask you to lie straight on the table that will slide into the CT machine.

The X-ray that is attached to the CT machine rotates around the body part to be examined and captures several images in thin slices. It is very important to remain still throughout the procedure as it can result in blur or distorted images. You might hear loud noises due to the rotation inside the scanner.

The radiologist will monitor the entire procedure from a different room where the computer is located and will be able to hear and speak to you with the help of a microphone and speakers during the scan. The computer stores the captured images in an electronic form.

The entire procedure of a CT scan can take up to 20 to 30 minutes depending on the study and the body part to be examined.

Is there any preparation required for a CT scan?

CT scan requires no special preparation. Also, there are no restrictions on diet and you can carry on your regular activities. You are restricted to carry any item that contains metallic content it inside the CT scan room. The lab technician will ask you to change into the gown given in the lab.

In some cases, a contrast material may be given to produce better-enhanced images of the body part to be examined. In such cases, you will have to fast for a certain period and follow some special instructions given by your doctor.

Are there any risks associated with the CT scan?

There are very few risks associated with a CT scan. As the X-ray beams are used to obtain images in a CT scan, you will be exposed to a limited amount of radiation which is generally harmless. But if the CT scan is done on a regular or frequent basis, there is a risk of developing cancer over time.

Pregnant women are advised to avoid a CT scan as the radiation exposure may sometimes harm the unborn child.

There are some chances of developing allergic reactions if the contrast dye is used. So it is very important to inform your doctor if you have any known allergies to contrast dye before the procedure. The use of contrast dye can also result in kidney failure if you already have some kidney disorders.

How long does it take to get the CT scan results?

The radiologist analyzes the captured images and prepares the report.

Generally, the CT scan results will be available within 24 to 48 hours of the procedure.

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