tomography (CT) has been an important radiological procedure for decades,
enabling areas of the body to be X-rayed in layers
and displayed as cross-sectional images.
Such detailed views enable the exact location of affected tissues
in relation to surrounding healthy organs.
Furthermore, using the spiral technique,
examinations generally take fewer than ten minutes.
Oral and/or intravenous iodinated contrast agents may be used
depending on the requirements for the scan.
They are normally well tolerated.
If you have an allergy, take oral antidiabetic drugs,
or have a history of thyroid disease,