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Diseases Screened For By Body Scans
Body scanning is performed to help diagnose many diseases by utilizing Electron Beam Topography (EBT) and a special heliac CT scan. Both are non-invasive and offer instant results the majority of the time.
To detect heart disease, an EBT heart scan is the method of
choice as it detects coronary artery disease. The EBT
heart scan has been approved by the FDA and may be more effective than a CT scan as it
detects calcification of the arteries at an earlier stage.
With an EBT body scan, you are fully clothed and exposure to radiation is minimal. The electron
beam goes through the body producing 3D images and giving the physician excellent views. This
offers views of the body from the shoulders to the hips and is why it is referred to as a full body