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Side effects of CT scan for preemie infant include radiation and learning disabilities?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Doubt connection

Any learning disabilities suffered by a premi that survives most likely represent factors that precipitated premature delivery & the need for resuscitation & intensive care, not the ct scan.
Last year my patient, "littlest angel" (14oz @ birth) graduated from the honors program at baylor in 3 yrs.It didn't slow her down. She never got real tall but she is quite a survivor.

In brief: Doubt connection

Any learning disabilities suffered by a premi that survives most likely represent factors that precipitated premature delivery & the need for resuscitation & intensive care, not the ct scan.
Last year my patient, "littlest angel" (14oz @ birth) graduated from the honors program at baylor in 3 yrs.It didn't slow her down. She never got real tall but she is quite a survivor.
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