Explanation of the Exam
This scan produces cross-sectional x-ray images of the skull and contents (brain, cranial nerves, and blood vessels). In some cases, intravenous contrast may be injected. This study is used to diagnose diseases of the central nervous system (e.g., stroke, tumor, infection, bleeding, neurodegenerative disorders).
Approximate Exam Time
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment. Please inform the staff if there is any possibility of PREGNANCY or history of contrast allergy at the time of scheduling your appointment.