You will be asked to lie down on the scanner table, the table will move to ensure the part we are scanning is in the centre of the ring.
You will enter feet first unless we are scanning your head or neck.
You may be asked to breathe in and hold your breath for a few seconds while the machine is scanning.
You may also require an injection of iodine, a solution that helps outline the structures in your body.
If you are allergic to iodine, or suffer from kidney problems, it is important you inform the Radiographer on arrival.
CT scan patient information leaflet.