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During my last pregnancy I had 1 chest CT angiogram done because of a suspected PE. They did use a belly shield. Can this cause my child to get cancer?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: No

For a chest CT scan, there is no significant increased scatter radiation to the pelvis/fetus, even if there is no pelvic shielding.

In brief: No

For a chest CT scan, there is no significant increased scatter radiation to the pelvis/fetus, even if there is no pelvic shielding.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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