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CT Scan

The Radiology Department is happy to announce the latest in progressive scanning technology is now available at Newport Community Hospital. Our new Toshiba Aquilion 16-slice CT imaging system delivers enhanced clinical data by capturing clear and more precise images than previously possible.

Our exceptional dedication to care means offering you the most positive CT scanning experience possible. Every aspect of your examination, from the moment you schedule an appointment to the results, is meticulously overseen by our devoted professionals. Our CT examination is a painless test. What's more, it's a quick and easy procedure to administer, so children and the elderly will encounter no discomfort. 

CT Preparations

CT Pelvis/Abdomen, Enhanced
Do NOT eat or drink 4 hours prior to exam.
Prior to exam drink 1 12oz glass of water every ½ hour  for two hours prior to exam.

The following exams do not require any preparation: 

  • Abdomen, unenhanced
  • Facial, unenhanced
  • Head, unenhanced and enhanced
  • Paranasal Sinus, unenhanced
  • Pelvis, unenhanced
  • Soft Tissue Neck, enhanced
  • Spine Cervical, unenhanced
  • Spine Lumbar, unenhanced
  • Spine Thoracic, unenhanced
  • Thorax (Chest), unenhanced

If you have any questions concerning CT exams then please give us a call at (509) 447-9317.