Computed Tomography (CT or CAT)
Catawba Valley Medical Center has two scanners a 128 slice and a 64 slice.
These scanners offer technology allowing us to obtain images of the body
using the lowest amount of radiation possible while maintaining excellent
image quality. Unique to the Unifour area, we are able to scan patients
weighing up to 675 pounds
Catawba Valley Medical Center performs routine imaging of all anatomy.
We offer Cardiac Scoring and CT Angiography of the heart, neck vessels,
brain and body to include aorta and femoral runoff. Catawba Valley Medical
Center is unique to the Unifour in that we utilize this scanner to aid
in interventional studies (biopsies, drains) using CT Fluoroscopy with
3D image guidance for greater accuracy..
We also perform not only diagnostic studies but also therapeutic procedures.
We perform treatment of renal, liver, bone or lung lesions using either
Microwave or Cryo-ablation treatment systems.
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has accredited our system in adult
and pediatric Imaging. Catawba Valley Medical Center is proud to be recognized
as an Image Gently facility.
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