CAT Scan (Video)

CAT Scan (Video)

Espanol ButtonCAT stands for "computerized axial tomography." Translated, that means a scanner takes computer pictures of what's going on inside your body. The scan itself is painless. All you'll need to do is hold still for a few minutes at a time so the pictures come out clear.





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