Computerized Tomography is a form of medical imaging that combines xray with multiple slice detectors. The system produces detailed cross-sectional and 3D images.
What to tell us?
When making an appointment, please advise the booking receptionist if any of the following apply to you:
- Previous allergic reaction to CT
- Poor renal function
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
How long does it take?
The examination time can vary from 15-30 minutes.
Where can we have a CT Scan
CT examinations are performed at the following QDI Locations:
- North West Hospital
- Nundah – SCAN
- Sandgate – SCAN
- St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside
- Tweed Hospital
- Varsity Lakes
- Victoria Point
Please note that a Medicare rebate and a health fund benefit may apply for these examinations. If there as a gap payment, which is the patient’s responsibility, you will be informed of all out of pocket costs at the time of appointment booking.
CT images and reports will be sent electronically to the referring GP or specialist, you will need to return to your doctor to discuss the results.