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A computed tomography (CT) scan, also called a CAT scan, is an advanced type of X-ray test that doctors use to evaluate and diagnose a wide range of medical conditions. A CT scan is a quick, accurate form of diagnostic imaging that allows doctors to get a clear picture of the organs in your chest and abdomen.
At Riverview Health, doctors may use cardiac CT scans to:
A cardiac CT scan will be performed at Riverview Health hospital and may last up to 30 minutes. You’ll lie on a table that moves through a ring-shaped machine, which will take pictures of your chest and abdominal area.
A cardiac CT scan can help your doctor diagnose the following:
Your doctor will discuss the results of your CT scan with you as soon as possible and recommend the appropriate treatment.
Take a step toward a healthier life by evaluating your heart with a $49 heart scan at Riverview Health. Though a heart scan doesn’t require a doctor’s order, you must meet specific criteria. To see if you qualify and to request an appointment, call 317.776.7247 or complete our online request form.
Riverview Health evaluates and treats a wide array of heart conditions for people living in Noblesville, Carmel, Cicero, Fishers, Sheridan and Westfield, IN.