Yes, contrast is contrast and radiation is radiation. Ideally, you'd like to minimize your exposure to the latter but if you need it, you need it. With IV contrast, we worry more about kidney damage in the 1st several days
Depression: PET Scan or Scan Pet?by
Alvin B. Lin
(PET) scan was potentially useful in determining those whose depression might improve as a result... had interpretable PET scans upon which the authors based their conclusions. But you have to admit, the differences...
Went in for scans today. CT scan ...by
Went in for scans today. CT scan and bone scan, plus labs.
I keep hearing about "scanxiety" leading up to the scans and wonder why I manage to avoid feeling any troublesome fears leading...