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which test exposes patients to more radiation? is it pet scan or ct scan?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the technical parameters of the scans, particularly the CT scan. The exposure from the CT scan could potentially be more, about the same, or lass than a PET scan.
Answered on May 5, 2017

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