For those of you who have had a contrast-enhanced pelvic/abdominal CT scan... before, and I'm not allowed to eat after ten p.m. the night before. But how long before the scan should I drink...
CT scans increasing cancer riskby
Katherine B.abdomen and pelvisscan. “Within each type of CT study, effective dose varied... write. This includes an estimated 14,000 cases resulting from scans of the abdomen and pelvis; 4,100...
Do heart scans cause cancer?by
Dr. William D.scans of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. These scans, performed for screening, expose the recipient... of the chest, abdomen, or pelvis may result in cancer.”
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CT scans and cancer riskby
was actually 66% higher, and the median dose of a multiphase CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was nearly 4...
Careful of CT scans, ESPECIALLY of your pelvis. From Medscape...
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Where do CT heart scans fall?
Let's first take a look at exposure measured...
Since I had gone to my PCP and he had ordered the CTs of my pelvis and abdomen and then, the next day, referred me to my GYN, it stood to reason that something the PCP saw on the CT needed...
All stones are GONE!
I had fun in Radiology arguing with the receptionist. My CT orders were for an abdominal and pelvic scan, so when I handed her the papers she whipped out the berry flavored barium...
well one never knows but if it eases your mind at all the baby doesn't get nutrition from the mother until around 6wks- since the pregnancy tests came up negative at that point then I think by the time that 6wk window comes