How is the CT scan of the brain done?
During the scanning operation, the scanner moves in a circle around the patient’s head. As long as the scanner is running, lie still.
Head CT is used for:
Imaging of the brain structure, Identification of tumor, bleeding, infection (abscess), diagnosis of stroke.
A CT scan of brain is not recommended for pregnant women due to the danger that the radiation will harm the fetus.
How long does a CT scan of the brain take?
MRI vs CT scan
MRI vs CT scan are valuable tools in medical imaging. MRI excels at providing detailed soft tissue images. And CT scans are excellent for rapidly capturing images of bone.