UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria is equipped with a cutting-edge multi-slice CT that can perform accurate diagnostic tests on all body areas. Computed tomography (CT) is a diagnostic imaging method using X-rays for patient body image acquisition. Multi-slice technology allows to simultaneously acquire images of different parts of the body, and perform an accurate and fast test. The CT scan available at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria is particularly indicated for low-dose screening of patients undergoing tests several times a year, for children and women of childbearing age.
At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, CT scans are performed with or without contrast medium, and for radiotherapy purposes only.
For more information on how to prepare for a CT scan, contact the Center at +39 0825447279.