Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests

Computed Tomography, Pituitary

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT), computed transaxial tomography (CTT), pituitary CT, helical/spiral CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess portions of the brain and pituitary gland for cancer, tumor, and bleeding. Used as an evaluation tool for surgical, radiation, and medical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Pituitary/brain.

Contrast:
With or without IV iodinated contrast medium.

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