If you’ve been ordered for an imaging scan by your doctor, keep in mind that there is very little preparation needed. Sometimes, your doctor might order a contrast that is used during the scan in order to get a better look at the area of the body that is scanned. A CT scan is one of the most common types of advanced imaging in New Jersey as well as a PET scan. These are often performed in a diagnostic manner to determine if there are any blood vessels that are damaged or if there are any blockages in the body.
Let the technician know if you have any allergies or if you could be pregnant before the scan begins. Leave any valuables that you have at home, in a bag, or with the person who is with you at the imaging center. You should tell the technician about any medications … Read more