Computed tomography of the spinal column

Computed tomography of the spine is an X-ray diagnostic method, with the help of which anatomical sections of the spinal column are obtained. Modern diagnostic equipment allows you to translate the received images into any plane and build three-dimensional images of the structures of the spine.

Spine CT capabilities

Computed tomography (CT) of the spinal column is considered a highly informative and affordable research method. It allows diagnosing various pathologies of the spine, monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic measures. With the help of the study, the specialist receives data on the state of the bone structures of the spinal column. The diagnostic data remains in the computer's memory and can be used for comparative analysis of spine images.

Indications for CT of the spine:

  • spine and spinal cord injuries;
  • anomalies in the development of the spinal column;
  • osteochondrosis, spinal cord compression;
  • intervertebral hernia;
  • spinal tumors;
  • diagnostics of metastases;
  • back pain;
  • preparation for surgery on the spinal column;
  • tingling, numbness in the limbs;
  • "Lumbago" of the spine;
  • control over the condition of the spine after injuries and operations.

Contraindications for TM of the spine:

  • During pregnancy and breastfeeding;
  • inability to lie still, motor excitement

Contrast enhancement

When examining hard structures of the spine, the use of contrast is not required. But to study soft tissues, especially in the diagnosis of cancers, contrast is used.

Preparing for a CT scan of the spine

Computed tomography of the spine does not require special training.

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