Computed Tomography (CT Scan)

Computed tomography, also known as CT scan or CAT scan, uses computer-processed X-rays to produce tomographic images or “slices” of specific organs and areas of the body. Henry Ford Allegiance Health offers standard CT studies as well as high resolution and 3D angiography. All CT services are performed by a registered technologist specialized in computed tomography.

CT exams performed at Henry Ford Allegiance Health include:

  • Brain
  • Abdominal
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Angiography

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