Mata Chanan Devi Hospital is a leading hospital in South -West Delhi. With the installation of latest state of the art 1.5 Tesla MRI & Multidetector CT(MDCT) 64 Slice scanner, another step towards progressive path has been taken recently.MDCT ,apart from routine CT Scans of the body is highly useful in various cardiac conditions like coronary artery anomalies ,pulmonary vein evaluation ,cardiac masses, pericardial diseases ,anatomy in complex congenital heart disease,presurgical evaluation, particularly before redo open heart surgery in describing the prior bypass graft location & identifying safe sites for surgical approach, assessing graft strength after prior bypass surgery, aortic disease & suspected pulmonary embolism.
The patient instructions & preparation for cardiac CT are:
* No food 3 hours before the examination
* No caffeine 12 hours before the examination
* Drink water
* Take all regular medications