Types of imaging tests
Computed tomography (CT)
Types of procedures
Procedures by areas of the body
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET)
Imaging tests and your health and safety
The healthcare team
Some imaging tests use radiation (a wave of energy), and contrast dye, Image-guided test may also use sedation or anesthesia (medicine to numb an area or make you sleepy and comfortable). When you or your child has one of these tests, you might have questions about health and safety.
Your imaging healthcare team will watch you closely to keep you safe. Ask them any questions you have about health and safety. You can also talk to your healthcare provider to learn more about safety and imaging tests.
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