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Is it safe to have an abdominal CT scan while pregnant?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Best to Avoid

Ct scans may provide life-or-death information under certain emergency situations and in some cases the test is unavoidable.
However, the radiation exposure to a fetus can be very harmful, especially during organ development early-on. Therefore, one must have a very good reason to order the test on a pregnant woman.

In brief: Best to Avoid

Ct scans may provide life-or-death information under certain emergency situations and in some cases the test is unavoidable.
However, the radiation exposure to a fetus can be very harmful, especially during organ development early-on. Therefore, one must have a very good reason to order the test on a pregnant woman.
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Dr. Carl Decker
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR IMAGING PREGNANT OR POTENTIALLY PREGNANT ADOLESCENTS AND WOMEN WITH IONIZING RADIATION - http://www.acr.org/~/media/ACR/Documents/PGTS/guidelines/Pregnant_Patients.pdf
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