What is CT Scan Abdomen?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: CT Scan (computerized tomography scan)

A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a specialized type of X-ray technique. It produces more detailed images of your body’s internal structures than the images typically produced by conventional X-rays.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 15 9
Abdominal pain 4 2
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction 3 0
Crohn's disease 2 0
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Chronic Epstein-Barr 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CT Scan Abdomen

Side effect Patients
Pain in lower back 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having CT Scan Abdomen

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
every 3 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for CT Scan Abdomen

Aug 15, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for abdominal pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Yearly

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