CT Scan (Computed Tomography/CAT Scan)
The purpose of these CT protocol pages is to provide a reference for radiology residents, fellows and technologists when prescribing a CT examination. Given the rapid evolution of CT technology in the past decade, the number of applications for CT has expanded greatly and the techniques for performing the optimal exam have also increased. The CT exam can now be more effectively tailored to the presumed diagnosis. This reference is meant to serve as a guideline for prescribing CT examinations, and should be modified as needed for a particular patient.