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A 43-year-old male asked:

11 cat scans parts of body three years (40), 7 chest/abdomen and 3/4 of the throat/head area. doctor is recommending another one of abdomen, should i?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
If concerned,: Meet with radiology physicist at your hospital. He or she can calculate your dose and help you and your doctor choose best and safest imaging option.
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
After all is done, you as well as your doctor must consider the risk versus the benefit.
Mar 13, 2013

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