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Lab infrastructure in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is named the twin city of Gandhi Nagar and is an economic hub of India. It comes under the category of tier1 cities of India. It has shown immense progress in the healthcare sector. Ahmedabad is one of the most populated cities in India where the top-rated hospitals serve the purpose of testing with fully equipped diagnosing centers that help in treating the large population of Ahmedabad It has more than 200 public and private hospitals and more than 100 laboratories to conduct various tests.
The healthcare infrastructure of Ahmedabad is facilitated with the latest technologies from OT to perform complicated surgeries to world-class machinery for testing. The infrastructure of Ahmedabad labs is fully developed to conduct tests with the utmost accuracy. Labs in Ahmedabad are distributed throughout the city and can be readily available to both residents and foreigners.
As the city is moving towards progress in the different sectors for better living lifestyles there is another side of the coin i.e. disease and illness like Dengue, Enteric fever, hepatitis, hypertension, Respiratory diseases, etc., are common in Ahmedabad. Some of the seasonal changes in diseases like headache, cold, sore throat, and cough became a common occurrence in the residents. In case of any symptoms appearing in the body, you should consult a doctor and avail a Dengue Test in Ahmedabad with MFine laboratory partners.
Why book a CT scan Chest Contrast test?
The CT Chest Contrast test is an imaging process where comprehensive three-dimensional x-ray images of lungs are captured. A tunnel-shaped machine captures images that facilitate monitoring and detect any disorders in the chest.
Some of the main reasons for your treating physician to recommend a CT Scan Chest Contrast Test is as follows:
- To understand the cause of long-lasting symptoms such as cough, cold, fever.
- Identify reasons for sudden breathlessness and thick sputum.
- To diagnose chest disease, if any.
- To monitor the progress of lung disease, in case you are seeking treatment for the same.
- To diagnose lung conditions like lung cancer, lung fibrosis, lung disease, pleural effusion, etc.
Your doctors may recommend a CT Scan Chest Contrast Test if you have the most common symptoms which indicate abnormalities in the lungs. They are as follows:
- Intrathoracic bleeding
- Tumors and other lesions
- Unexplained chest pain
- Injuries or trauma
What are all tests included in CT scan Chest Contrast?
A CT scan prepares images of the structure, in the chest contrast test, the chest organs, understudy obtained by the X-rays passed through the machine. These images can be combined with the help of software to obtain three-dimensional images of the lungs. The contrast dye helps analyze and study deeper structures situated within an organ. Therefore a chest CT scan contains two tests: one with a contrast dye and one without the contrast dye.
What preparation is required for CT scan Chest Contrast?
There are some preparations required for the patient before and during the test. They are as follows:
- you will have to generally fast for approximately 4-6 hours before the test.
- You need to inform the physician and radiologist in case of pregnancy or an underlying disease.
- Inform your doctor if you are under any medication.
- You need to stay still during the test so that the images are clear.
- In the case of small kids or adults who keep moving or have any difficulty in understanding general anesthesia is given for the smooth testing procedure.
What is the average cost of CT Scan Chest Contrast in Ahmedabad?
The cost of CT Scan Chest Contrast depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician, and some other factors. The average cost of this test in Ahmedabad is usually between Rs. 2000 and Rs. 3000. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost at the time of booking the appointment.
How to book CT scan Chest Contrast in Ahmedabad?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is a doctor's prescription mandatory for a CT Scan Chest Contrast Test?
Yes, a doctor’s note is mandatory for getting a CT Scan Chest Contrast Test done.
Are there any discounts running on MFine for the CT Scan Chest Contrast Test?
You can avail up to 50% discount on MFine for CT Scan Chest Contrast Test. This may vary based on your location and the preferred lab partner.
Will I get a report analysis after the test?
Yes, your report analysis will be done by an expert doctor for free on the MFine app.
Are there any packages available on MFine for scans?
Yes, there is the Healthy Heart Package and Complete Pollution Package that you can avail through MFine. These packages include multiple scans to detect problems or diseases.
Can I reschedule my appointment?
Yes, you can reschedule your appointment. However, it is subject to the availability of slots
When will I get the CT scan chest contrast test report?
You may receive your CT scan chest contrast report once the radiologist prepares the report as it requires the radiologist to analyze the image and produce an entire three-dimensional image of the lungs and surrounding tissues. You will be notified once the results are ready.
Disclaimer: The time may vary based on your condition and the availability of the radiologist.
How do I book the CT scan chest contrast test through MFine?
- Login to MFine
- Go to X-Rays, MRIs & Scans
- Select Book Scans & X Rays
- Add Scans
- Select Lab and preferred slot
- Book an appointment
Note: You can also request a call back instead of booking a scan directly.
Is the CT scan chest contrast test a painful process?
No, the CT scanning process is a painless process. It is a non-invasive and accurate test. But it involves a small pinprick when a contrast dye is used.
What does an abnormal test result mean?
An abnormal result of the CT scan chest contrast test usually implies the existence of a pathology or disease. One must consult a physician or a pulmonologist for further diagnosis and treatment.
Does medical insurance cover a CT scan chest contrast test cost?
A CT scan chest contrast test medical insurance coverage may entirely depend on your insurance provider and on the policy you have chosen. You need to contact the insurance department to resolve all such queries.
Do I need to take any type of medicine before a CT scan chest contrast test?
A contrast dye is injected or made to be swallowed before the CT scan chest contrast test. You will be instructed further by your radiologist.
What do I do if I feel uncomfortable during the CT scan chest procedure?
If you experience any discomfort, you need to inform the technician and the radiologist about the same. They would be present along with an emergency response team in a control room situated near the scanning room.
Which is better, CT scan chest contrast test vs an MRI?
Your pulmonologist or doctor may prefer a CT scan chest over an MRI as it is faster and can be easily done in case of emergencies. a CT scan chest contrast takes considerably less time to perform the test, and the patient experiences less or no discomfort during the test process.
Can you detect Covid 19 in a CT scan chest contrast test?
Yes, you can detect Covid 19 infection in the CT scan of the chest as it is an imaging test to visualize the lungs.