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A 24-year-old female asked:

Don't trust hospital here.rn told other rn he put iv wrong so they had to hand inject my ct scan dye.is that safe? will i be ok .not feeling well .

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Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 24 years experience
safe: It is safe. Normally in ct we use "power injectors" that are computer operated. However these can not be used with ivs that are too small or that are in vessels that are too small. In those cases, the contrast is injected by hand at a slower rate.

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