At Bluegrass Regional Imaging we have 3 state of the art, multi slice, low dose GE CT scanners. What's the benefit of low-dose?
A PET/CT scan examines the body’s anatomy and functions. PET/CT utilizes a radioactive molecule or tracer that is similar to glucose called fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) which is useful in the detection of cancer cells.
A cardiac CT scan for coronary calcium is a non-invasive way of obtaining about the presence, location and extent of calcified plaque in the coronary arteries.
Low-Dose CT lung screenings have proved to be an effective tool for early detection of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States.