Computed Tomography - CT Scans
At Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, we pride ourselves in providing high-quality, efficient CT scanning services. Our GE VCT Light-speed Multi-Slice Spiral CT Scanner dramatically shortens traditional scanning times and provides CT angiography and three-dimensional CT imaging. A CT Scan can be critically important for diagnosing and monitoring diseases of the brain, chest, abdomen, and pelvis, as well as some neurological problems.
As part of our commitment to providing quick turnaround times on all CT scans, our hospital is staffed with CT technologists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Emergencies can't wait and neither can your test results. Whenever your doctor needs fast, high-definition scanning performed, we're here to answer the call. Your health is our number one priority!
Learn more about some of the applications of CT scans below.
Calcium scoring, also called a heart CT scan, is a painless, non-invasive way of obtaining information about your coronary arteries. This screening provides pictures of your heart's arteries and identifies if calcium deposits are present – which helps determine if you have a higher risk of having a heart attack or other potential symptoms of heart disease. Learn more.
If you are a smoker or former smoker, a low-dose CT screening for lung cancer could save your life. Low-dose CT screenings provide earlier detection, when lung cancer is most treatable. Learn more.