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Whole-body CT (computed tomography) "not cost-effective", says study

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Whole-body computed tomography (CT) is not a cost-effective method of screening, says a US study published in Radiology (February 2005). Results of the cost-benefit analysis found the procedure was more expensive - in cost per life-year gained - than the majority of healthcare options currently funded in the US.

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