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January 14, 2022

New RSNA Dose Exhibit: CT Fluoroscopy for Image-guided Procedures: Physician Radiation Dose for Full Rotation and Partial Angle Scanning

CT Fluoroscopy for Image-guided Procedures: Physician Radiation Dose for Full Rotation and Partial Angle Scanning (from RSNA 2020)

Although CT is not ideal for evaluating the fetal anatomy, it is the modality of choice during a trauma evaluation. Benefits of CT imaging heavily outweigh risk of fetal radiation exposure in major blunt/penetrating trauma.

Authors: M. Kaminetzky, M. Bernstein, N. Hindman

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