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What to Expect from a CT Exam with Contrast

posted on WED, FEB 21 2018 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Hopefully your doctor told you ahead of time that you would be getting contrast during your CT exam. Contrast is a medication that you drink. It can also be injected into your vein. The contrast helps highlight things inside your body, especially your Gastrointestinal tract, for the pictures taken during your CT scan. Watch this story to find out exactly what you can expect if you find out you need contrast: 

To find out more about how contrast works, click here.

About Dr. Leifer:
David M. Leifer, M.D. is a board certified abdominal and body imaging radiologist practicing at Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Texas. Read his full bio here.

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