CT Imaging

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CT Imaging

CT_imagingUniversity Otolaryngology is able to offer in office CT Imaging using the Xoran MiniCAT Compact CT Scanner. MiniCAT provides immediate access to images at the patient’s point-of care resulting in a faster diagnosis and treatment. Normal process would require multiple visits,  requiring significant time away from work or extra child care, With MiniCAT patient evaluation is completed in a single visit. This scanner is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

Benefits Of MiniCat

  • Patients can sit comfortably upright, decreasing symptoms of claustrophobia
  • Customized field of view optimized for scanning of the sinuses, skull base and temporal bones.
  • Designed and guided by the ALARA principle (As Low As Reasonably Achievable),
    MiniCAT™ has a low radiation dose.
  • Scans take only 10 or 20 seconds
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What is a CT scan?

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CT stands for Computed Tomography. CT scanners create three-dimensional x-ray images of the anatomy giving doctors valuable information to diagnose disease and/or plan for surgical procedures.

How is MiniCAT™ different than traditional CT scanners?

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Unlike traditional CT scanners which are often used to image many different parts of the body, MiniCAT™ is specifically designed to image the sinuses, temporal bones and skull base.

Is it safe?

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Yes. MiniCAT™ scans have a significantly lower radiation dose than sinus and ear scans taken on full-body scanners in hospitals or imaging centers.

To learn more about the benefits of MiniCAT™, ask your doctor or visit www.xorantech.com.