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CT Scanning

Definition:

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CT stands for "computed tomography".  Mini CT scans use advanced X-Ray technology to create cross-sectional images of the sinus and temporal bones.

Having this advanced x-ray technology in our office is great because it allows us to perform a scan as part of your examination, instead of sending you off-site to a hospital or imaging center Mini CT Scanner  for  a scan on a full-body CT scanner. This on-site imaging tool allows us to diagnose your problem and begin your treatment plan right away, giving you faster relief from your symptoms.

Facts:

  • Scans are quick: scans last 40 seconds for adults, and 20 seconds for pediatrics.
  • Scans are comfortable: patients sit upright during the scan.
  • Scans are easily accessible: wheelchair friendly  and scanner have open design.
  • Scans are convenient: scanners are located in ENT office.
  • Scans are safe: Mini CT scans have lower radiation than traditional CT scans
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Dose Comparison Chart
Example Dose
Sinus/Temporal CT Scan
(Mini CT)
0.16 mSv
Chest X-Ray 0.08 - 0.1 mSv
Full Body CT Scan 1.0 - 3.0 mSv
Average background radiation a person is exposed to in 1 year. 3.0 mSv


Mini CT Scanner

Mini CT ScannerProcedure:

  • Patient sits up-right in CT scanner
  • Technician positions the patient's head
  • Technician initiates the scan
  • The overhead gantry makes a single rotation around the patient's head
  • The scan lasts only 40 seconds for adults and 20 seconds for children

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Winner of the 2011 Xoran International Image Competition 1st palce in the "Temporal Bone" category.

Our CT Scanner Locations:

Contact for White Plains, NY MiniCT Scanner:

Anthony Stella, RT Cat Scan Manager
75 South Broadway, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 949-3888

Contact for Garden City, NY MiniCT Scanner:

Anthony Stella, RT Cat Scan Manager
990 Stewart ave, Suite 610
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 222-1881

Mini CT Scanner

Contact for Wayne, NJ MiniCT Scanner:

Jarrod Del Santos,  RT
1211 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
Telephone: (973)-633-0808

Contact for West Nyack, NY MiniCT Scanner:

Jarrod Del Santos, RT
1 Crossfield Avenue, Suite 201
West Nyack, NY 10994
Telephone: (845)-727-1370

For more information about the procedure, please visit the public information website of the Radiological Society of North America and the American College of Radiology.

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