Study backs concerns over self-referred full-body CT (computed tomography) scans
This article was originally published in Clinica
A US study has cast a shadow over the increasingly popular practice of elective, or self-referred, full-body computed tomography (CT) screening. While the risk of cancer mortality from a single scan is modest, but not negligible, the risks resulting from elective annual scans are much higher, according to the findings, published in the September issue of Radiology.
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