What are cat scans done for
In a cat scan, your pet is injected with a small amount of radioactive material that causes the animal to emit a harmless but detectable amount of energy. The radioactive material used in the cat scan is called gamma-glucose which is similar to the substance used in the PET scan. The scan uses a machine that is very similar to a small nuclear reactor.
How does a CAT scan work?
In the CAT scan, a small amount of radioactive material is injected into the body. The radioactive material has a half life of only a few hours and a half-life is the time it takes for half of the substance to decay. The radioactive material is detected by a special detector. The detector is sensitive enough to detect the radioisotope, but it is not sensitive enough to detect a large amount of the substance. This difference in sensitivity between the radioisotope and the detector is called the radiation detection threshold.
In the CAT scanner, a small amount of the radioactive material is injected into the body by a special syringe. The radiation detection threshold of the scanner is adjusted so that a small amount of the radioactive material is detected.
The radioactive material is detected by a special detector. The detector is sensitive enough to detect the radioisotope, but it is not sensitive enough to detect a large amount of the substance. This difference in sensitivity between the radioisotope and the detector is called the radiation detection threshold.
How does the cat scan work?
The cat scan is a very good way to see how your pet's internal organs are doing. The radioactive material used in the CAT scan shows up in the PET scan.
What does the CAT scan show?
The CAT scan can show a lot of things. Most of the information from the CAT scan is pretty basic. The scan shows the size and location of organs, fluid levels in your pet's body, and possible tumors.
How long does it take?
The CAT scan takes a few minutes. For most cats, the scan will last less than 10 minutes.
How much does it cost?
The cost of the scan depends on the region in which your pet is being scanned and the type of scanner used.
How accurate is the CAT scan?
The CAT scan can be a very good way to find out more about your pet's health, but it is not perfect. The scan is not 100% accurate. It is not possible to tell exactly what is wrong with your pet.
What is the difference between a CAT scan and a PET scan?
A CAT scan is a small animal scan that can be done on cats. A PET scan is a larger animal scan that can be done on both cats and small animals.
What happens if I have a PET scan?
The PET scan is a larger animal scan.
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