What is CT?
CT, Cat Scan, is a way for providers to view internal structures of the human body. CT, or CAT scans, are special X-ray tests which produce cross-sectional images of the body using X-rays and a computer. CT scans are also referred to as computerized axial tomography. CT scanners have vastly improved patient comfort because a scan can be done quickly. Improvements have led to higher-resolution images, which assist the doctor in making a diagnosis. For example, the CT scan can help doctors to visualize small nodules or tumors, which they cannot see with a plain film X-ray
The CT Department is available and services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days per week on Main Campus. Our Outpatient Locations are open M-F 8-4:30. The CT Department is accredited by the American College of Radiology and all CT Technologists are registered with the ARRT with additional CT Certification.
The CT Department offers a range of examinations comprised of diagnostic procedures, invasive/intraoperative and non-invasive techniques using established radiologist’s protocols. Contrast media is utilized via IV or oral introduction, or exams done without when deemed medically necessary. CT services are provided to inpatients, outpatients, and emergency patients. All services require a provider’s order. Patients of all age-specific groups are provided service.
Our CT Department uses the latest state of the art technology to provide you with excellent imaging and care.
Our services are provided at the follow locations: SOMC Main Campus / Portsmouth Family Health Center / Waverly Family Health Center / Wheelersburg Family Health Center. To schedule an appointment contact Central Scheduling at (740) 356 – 8128 or on our toll free number 1 (800) 638 – 3978