CT Scan Services In Texas

When you’re in need of CT scans, we at RapidCare Emergency Room can help you. We have the latest technology to help you with your CT scans.

CT Scan On-Site Facility Services in Texas

RapidCare Emergency Room has a complete on-site CT scanning facility that is equipped with the latest imaging technology. We offer our CT scan services on an outpatient basis, and we have a convenient location in La Porte, Katy, Sugar Land, Texas.

We have a team of expert doctors, nurses, and medical staff who are dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients. We offer a wide range of CT scan services, and we use the latest imaging technology to provide high-quality images.

Our CT scan services include:

Brain Scans

Spine Scans

Chest Scans

Abdominal Scans

Pelvic Scans

We also offer a full range of diagnostic imaging services, including X-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs, and PET scans. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

How our CT Scans Work

Our CT scans at RapidCare Emergency Room works in two ways:

64-slice CT system

This type of CT scan uses a 64-slice CT system to take multiple pictures of the inside of your body. The CT scan is painless and takes less than 10 minutes.

16-slice CT system

On the other hand, our 16-slice CT system takes a single picture of a specific area of your body. This type of CT scan is usually used to diagnose problems with the spine, chest, or abdomen. The CT scan is painless and takes less than 30 minutes.

Different Types of CT Scans

CT scans can come in different types, such as:

CT Angiography

A CT angiography is a special type of CT scan that is used to diagnose problems with the blood vessels.

CT Abdomen Scan

Abdomen problems such as appendicitis, pancreatitis, or liver problems can be diagnosed with a CT abdomen scan.

Head CT

A head CT scan can help diagnose problems such as tumors, aneurysms, or strokes.

CT Bone Scan

A CT bone scan can help diagnose problems such as fractures, arthritis, or osteoporosis.

Spine CT

A spine CT scan can help diagnose problems such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or scoliosis.

CT Scan Chest/Lungs

A CT scan of the chest and lungs can help diagnose problems such as lung cancer, emphysema, or pneumonia.

Cardiac CT

A cardiac CT scan can help diagnose problems such as heart disease, blockages in the arteries, or heart attacks.

Kidney CT

A kidney CT scan can help diagnose problems such as kidney stones, cysts, or tumors.

CT Neck Scan

A CT neck scan can help diagnose problems such as thyroid problems, goiters, or lymph node tumors.

Pelvic CT Scan

A pelvic CT scan can help diagnose problems such as ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids.

CT Scan Of The Spine

A spine CT scan can help diagnose problems such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or scoliosis.

RapidCare Emergency Room will help you feel more prepared if you need CT scan.

Preparing For A CT Scan

CT scans are painless, which are usually done on an outpatient basis. There is no need for any special preparation before the CT scan. However, if you are pregnant, you should tell your doctor as there is a small chance that the CT scan can harm the unborn baby.

Here are some things you can do when preparing for a CT scan:

  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • Remove all jewelry.
  • Bring your insurance card.
  • Bring a list of medications you are taking.
  • Arrive on time for your appointment.

If you are scheduled for a CT scan with contrast, you will need to follow these instructions:

  • Drink plenty of fluids the day before and the day of the CT scan to help flush the contrast out of your system.
  • Do not eat or drink anything for 4 hours before the CT scan.
  • Take your prescribed medications as usual unless instructed otherwise by your doctor.

CT Scan Risk Factors

CT scans are generally safe, but there are some risks involved. The most common risk is exposure to radiation. CT scans use a small amount of ionizing radiation, which can increase your risk of cancer.

Other risks include:

Radiation Exposure.

CT scans are a form of ionizing radiation. This type of radiation can damage DNA and increase your risk of cancer.

Harm To Unborn Babies.

If you are pregnant, there is a small chance that the CT scan can harm the unborn baby.

Reactions To Contrast Material.

If you are scheduled for a CT scan with contrast, there is a small chance that you could have an allergic reaction to the contrast material.

Benefits Of Our CT Scan

At RapidCare Emergency Room, we offer our CT scans to patients who need it.

Here are some benefits we can offer to our patients:

  • A CT scan can help diagnose problems quickly.
  • A CT scan is a painless and quick procedure.
  • A CT scan can be done on an outpatient basis.
  • We offer our CT scans at an affordable price.

RapidCare Emergency Room offers a variety of urgent care services, including taking any necessary images of your body using a CT scanner.

CT Scan Cost

For more information on our CT scan costs, call us. Our team at RapidCare Emergency Room can walk you through the pricing and help you find a payment option that fits your budget.

Why Choose RapidCare Emergency Room For Your CT Scan?

There are plenty of reasons why you should choose RapidCare Emergency Room, such as:

Skilled Professionals

We are trained, skilled, and knowledgeable professionals when it comes to diagnosing and treating patients.

Affordable

We offer our CT scans at an affordable price. We also accept most insurance plans. We offer payment plans and options for those who don’t have insurance.

Experienced

We have years of experience in treating patients in the emergency room.

Reputable

We are a trusted name in the medical community and a strong reputation for providing high-quality care.

FAQS

What is a CT scan?

A CT scan is a test that uses X-rays and computers to make pictures of the inside of your body.

What happens during the CT scan?

During the CT scan, you will lie on a table. The table will slide into the CT machine. The X-rays will take pictures of your body from different angles.

How long does CT scan take to get results?

The CT scan usually takes about 30 minutes.

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