CAT Scans (TAC)

 

CT scans (or CAT Scans) allow doctors to view inside your body using X-rays and computer technology. These scans help doctors see inside your tissues, bones, and organs. They can find conditions such as bone and joint problems, blood clots, tumors, and cancer. When receiving a CT scan, you may hear a buzzing sound, but they are painless.


Common Reasons for Needing a CAT Scan: 

  • Diagnosing bone and joint problems
  • Detection of blood clots or internal bleeding
  • Pinpoint location of tumors
  • Diagnosing or monitoring of diseases, such as cancer, heart disease or lung disease 



Need a CT Scan in Barcelona?


If you are a local or a foreigner needing a CT scan in the Barcelona area, our service is here for you. Our healthcare center has a unique offer of big-city medicine with hometown care. The procedure is usually very fast and at times you will have to avoid eating or drinking before. The doctor will ask you to lie down on a table inside a large, round CT machine. 

The X-rays will rotate around your body as you move through the scanner. At times it's the patient will need to take contrast dye orally or by injection. This will highlight denser areas of the body. 

After that, our doctors will send you home and get your results back as soon as possible as soon as possible.