Howard Schaff MD


Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Body

A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of structures inside of the body. During the test, you will lie on a table that is attached to the CT scanner, which is a large doughnut-shaped machine. The CT scanner sends X-rays through the body area being studied. Each rotation of the scanner…

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Body

A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of structures inside of the body. During the test, you will lie on a table that is attached to the CT scanner, which is a large doughnut-shaped machine. The CT scanner sends X-rays through the body area being studied. Each rotation of the scanner…

Kidney Scan

Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures of kidney.

Kidney Scan

Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures of kidney.

Salivary Gland Scan

A salivary gland scan uses a special camera and a tracer (radioactive chemical) to take pictures of the salivary glands . This can help your doctor find the cause of dry mouth ( xerostomia ) or swelling in the salivary glands. During a salivary gland scan, the tracer liquid is put into a vein ( IV) in your arm. The…