Preventive Examinations

CT Examination of the Lungs/Thorax

Detect early on what is causing your lung complaints.

What Will Be Examined During a CT Scan of the Lungs?

Whether you suffer from specific complaints that point to lung disease, years of smoking or as a precautionary measure in the case of family history, a CT of the thorax offers the opportunity to evaluate changes in the lung tissue no matter how small. This is done by creating detailed images of every section of the lung in the millimetre range.

CT Examination of the Lungs/Thorax

A computer tomography (CT) is a special X-ray examination to get cross-section images. Even a constantly moving organ like the lung can be imaged well. This cross-sectional diagnostic method offers greater clarity and more detail about internal organs, bones, soft tissues, and blood vessels than normal X-ray examinations.

The CT machine is shaped like a huge ring; you are driven through that ring. The examination lasts five to ten minutes. To produce images, X-rays in very low doses are used.

Before a CT scan can take place, certain requirements must be met. The CT scan of the lung always must be medically justified. This is due to the use of X-rays. As with every X-ray examination, there is still a minimal chance of tumours developing despite the low radiation dose. That is the reason that every CT scan is subject to strict regulations.


The most important factor for a CT scan of the lung is an increased risk for pulmonary disease. This risk is evaluated according to the following factors: Older than 45 years, family predisposition, chronic lung disease like COPD, active smoker, or severe and persistent lung complaints without any of the previously mentioned risk factors.

Rather Early Than Too Late

We love life. And we believe that medical screenings can save lives. Let us support you and your well-being – come for a preventive check-up before complaints arise.

Content and Price

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CT Examination of the Lungs/Thorax

This will be examined:

Examination duration
approx. 15 minutes
Written findings

For more information, please call +43 189 066 930 or send us an email.

Get a Quick and Reliable Insight into Your Health Status.

What can you expect when you book a medical check-up at Prescan? We have compiled everything step by step; from admission and scheduling an appointment to reporting of findings and follow-up care.


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Consultation & Information


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Preparation & Anamnesis


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Examination & Results


Findings & Concluding Discussion


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Treatment Recommendations

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