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And what particular area of the body are ivp scans shields used for?

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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Radiation protection

Shields used during an ivp are meant to protect body parts which are sensitive to radiation.
These include the genitalia and thyroid.

In brief: Radiation protection

Shields used during an ivp are meant to protect body parts which are sensitive to radiation.
These include the genitalia and thyroid.
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