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Overview

CT Guided FNAC With Processing is a safe and fast procedure to detect cancer in any lumps on the body.

What is CT Guided FNAC With Processing?

CT Guided FNAC With Processing uses a fine automated needle or syringe to collect samples.

  • The test is purely cytopathological: it is restricted to cells and body fluids.
  • The CT images guide the doctor in removing the sample from a specific location, which may be affected by the tumor.

How is CT Guided FNAC With Processing Performed?

CT Guided FNAC With Processing is a rapid, safe, and accurate test. It includes the following steps:

  • An IV is inserted to inject sedatives and pain medications.
  • An initial CT scan is performed to pinpoint the exact location to insert the needle.
  • The doctor injects a small needle attached to a syringe into the lump or mass.
  • The doctor takes out a small sample of the cells or fluids from the tumor.
  • The sample is examined under a microscope to detect the presence of cancer cells.

CT Guided FNAC With Processing is limited to the examination of cells and fluids.

Side-effects of CT Guided FNAC With Processing

CT Guided FNAC With Processing is a risk-free procedure. Some rare complications are

  • Pain and redness in the area, where CT Guided FNAC With Processing is performed.
  • Feeling tired because of sedatives.
  • Limited exposure to radiation.

Preparation before Performing CT Guided FNAC With Processing

CT Guided FNAC With Processing involves the following preparation steps:

  • Discuss allergies, health issues, and medical records with the radiologist.
  • Follow the advice of the doctor about discontinuing certain medications before the CT Guided FNAC With Processing procedure.
  • Abstain from consuming solid food for several hours before the procedure.
  • Inform the doctor if you are pregnant or nursing.

Post-care after CT Guided FNAC With Processing

The patient is observed for a few hours after CT Guided FNAC With Processing and then sent home.

  • Rest for the remaining part of the day.
  • Follow the instructions of the doctor on medication after the procedure.
  • Report any discomfort or pain to the doctor.

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