Cleveland, OH CT Scan Cost Comparison

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A CT Scan in Cleveland costs $1,183 on average when you take the median of the 36 medical providers who perform CT Scan procedures in Cleveland, OH. The least expensive CT Scan in Cleveland is $120 for a CT Bone Density Scan while the most expensive CT Scan list price is $1,800 for a CT Angiography - Abdomen. There are 22 different types of CT Scan provided in Cleveland, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Cleveland providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Precision Diagnostic Imaging - PDI - Lyndhurst 5183 Mayfield Road Lyndhurst (440) 720-3000
Precision Diagnostic Imaging - PDI - West 19250 Bagley Road, #202 Middleburg Heights (440) 260-9970

Compare CT Scan Providers in Cleveland, OH

Facility City Type
Precision Diagnostic Imaging - PDI - Lyndhurst Lyndhurst Diagnostic Testing Facility
Precision Diagnostic Imaging - PDI - West Middleburg Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lakeeast Hospital Painesville Acute Care Hospital
Westside Imaging Center Brook Park Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medina General Hospital Medina Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center Richmond Heights Acute Care Hospital
Marymount Hospital Garfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Parma Community General Hospital Parma Acute Care Hospital
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Cleveland Childrens Hospital
The Hospital for Orthopaedic and Specialty Services Amherst Acute Care Hospital
Cchs Westlake Imaging Center Westlake Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lakewood Hospital Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
EMH Regional Medical Center Elyria Acute Care Hospital
Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center Lorain Acute Care Hospital
South Pointe Hospital Warrensville Heights Acute Care Hospital
Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights Acute Care Hospital
University Suburban Health Center South Euclid Medical Center
Wadsworth-rittman Hospital Wadsworth Acute Care Hospital
The Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Saint John West Shore Hospital Westlake Acute Care Hospital
Lodi Community Hospital Lodi Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Severance Radiology Services Cleveland Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
Euclid Hospital Euclid Acute Care Hospital
Hillcrest Hospital Mayfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
Allen Medical Center Oberlin Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Advantage Diagnostics Painesville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Premium Diagnostics Center Elyria Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint Vincent Charity Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Bedford Acute Care Hospital
Fairview Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Lodi Community Hospital - Radiology and Imaging Services Lodi Diagnostic Testing Facility
Advantage Diagnostics Beachwood Diagnostic Testing Facility
University Hospitals Geauga Regional Hospital Chardon Acute Care Hospital
Metrohealth Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital

CT Scan Introduction

CT scans (CAT Scan) use special x-ray equipment to produce multiple pictures of the inside of the body. Software joins the pictures together in cross-sectional views for detailed examination. CT scans can be used to view internal organs, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels. These scans provide greater clarity than conventional x-ray exams. Often a special dye, called contrast, may be ingested to further enhance the scan images and the various structural relationships of the areas of interest. so that specific areas inside the body are highlighted. CT scans are often used to defining the structural relationships of the spin, the spinal cord, and its nerves. CT scans are also used in the chest to identify tumors, cysts, or infections that may be suspected on a chest x-ray. CT scans of the abdomen are extremely helpful in defining body organ anatomy, including visualizing the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, aorta, kidneys, uterus, and ovaries. CT scans in this area are used to verify the presence or absence of tumor, infection, abnormal anatomy, or changes of the body from trauma.

CT Scan Patient Preparation

Most facilities recommend that you limit eating and drinking prior to your CT scan. Try to reduce the amount of caffeine or sugar you consumer the day prior to your CT scan. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility. Wear loose and comfortable clothing, although depending upon the test some patients may be asked to change into a hospital gown for the examination. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.

What to expect during and after a CAT Scan

The overall preparation and CT scan testing visit will take approximately 2 hours. Wear comfortable cloths. You may be required to change into a gown. Once you arrive at the CT scan facility you may receive a contrast agent (a liquid that enhances imaging of certain organs or blood vessels). Depending upon the type of CT scan the contrast agent may be administered orally, intravenously, or as an enema. The contrast agent will take about 45 minutes to properly distribute throughout your body. At the time of the procedure you will be asked to remove any clothing, jewelry, or other objects that might interfere with the procedure which include dentures, eyeglasses, metal zippers and buttons. Upon entering the testing room you will be asked to lay down on the scanner bed. It is important that you lay still during the scan. If it is painful to lay flat and still on your back make sure you bring some form of pain medication. Make sure you tell the doctor or technician that you plan to take pain medication prior to having the test performed.

Once the procedure is complete, you will be asked to wait until the technologist determines that the images are of high enough quality for the radiologist to read. Your CT scan will be interpreted by a trained radiologist and results are typically sent to the referring physician within 24-48 hours.

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