CT Pulmonary Angio

  • If you have severe chest pain, blood in the sputum.
  • If you have breathlessness, lightheadedness, dry cough.
  • For a CT with contrast, do not eat anything for 6 hours before the scan.
  • A CT angiography is a type of medical test that combines a CT scan with the injection of a special dye to produce pictures of blood vessels and tissues in a part of your body. The dye is injected through an intravenous (IV) line started in your arm or hand.
  • This scan tells about the blood clot in the vessels supplying to the lungs.
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