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Brain meningioma CT scan why kidney function test?

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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Meningioma: When treating any form of abnormal growth it is appropriate tho be sure that all your body systems are normal when assessing for further treatment.
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
if CT scan will have contrast, checking to be sure kidneys can safely handle the dye load.
Feb 13, 2014

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