What is a CTA Arthrogram?
An CT Arthorgram is an imaging study conducted to diagnose an issue within a joint. The exam is done in two parts and usually with the aid of a contrast agent called gadolinium that will help to highlight the visualization of joint structures and improve the CT evaluation.
Who should get this test?
CTA: Arthrogram is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:
- Rotator cuff tears
- Adhesive capsulitis
- Tear of the rotator interval
- Disorders of the biceps tendon
- Impingement syndrome
- Abnormal growths or cysts
Is there radiation involved?
Yes. CT Angiography Scan is an imaging test which involves a small amount of radiation to show pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.