Image Wisely, a joint initiative of ACR, RSNA, ASRT and AAPM,
provides information to the medical community to promote safety in medical imaging.
Appropriate imaging and management of pregnant patients with acute appendicitis is critical to decrease the risks to the mother and fetus. This case discusses how to decrease patient and fetal dose while safely performing a procedure by applying several dose reduction methods.
Authors: C. Lim; E. Gingold; W. Mayo-Smith
Target Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists
This educational activity is free.
Upon completion of this case, the participant will be able to: