• HRCT means high resolution computed tomography.
  • Diagnosing and assessment of interstitial lung disease, like pulmonary fibrosis, and other generalized lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchiectasis is known as High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT).

  • HRCT chest examines the entire lung parenchyma.

  • It helps to diagnose the disorders or diseases related to Lungs like bronchial asthma, allergic diseases, lung cancer,  infections and  injuries.
  • Through HRCT very thin ( 1 mm) slice high resolution  images are created.
  • It takes only about 05–15 minutes to perform the same.
  • It is a simple and painless scan.
  • HRCT chest is very useful in diagnosing Covid -19 pneumonia.
  • It detects complications of Covid at the early stage.