Business: 908-788-9440 Cell/Text: 845-849-8336. Presented by: Thomas J. LaRocca , M.S., D.A.B.R. Medical Physicist [email protected] Issue 47, August 24, 2011 Radiation risks of diagnostic imaging.
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From the 72 million CT scans performed in the U.S. during 2007, one study estimated that 29,000 future cancers and 14,500 future deaths could develop due to radiation (cancer) = 0.04%
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FDA addresses radiation safety
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Medicare Claims Show Overuse for CT Scanning
Example: Low Back Pain
Keeping doses A.L.A.R.A.
GE CT Scanner
Cardiac Catherization Lab
Total Effective Dose = 5.92 + 18.68 = 24.6 mSv