Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 22nd, 2005
Researchers in the United States report, "The objective of [our] study was to estimate the effective radiation dose to the female breast during CT pulmonary angiography compared with other routine diagnostic imaging techniques. We retrospectively reviewed the demographic data of patients who underwent CT pulmonary angiography between May 2000 and December 2002, the diagnostic yield of those studies, and the estimated effective radiation dose to the breast incurred during CT."
M.S. Parker and colleagues explained, "The estimated effective...
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