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from Picano E, BMJ 9 October 2004 updated with BEIR VII, 2006. 1 in 500. Adult wo man. Female child <1 year. Male child <1 year. Adult man. Additional risk of cancer per exam. Risk of cancer ( fatal and non-fatal ) for exposure to one MSCT Elderly: 1 in 1,500 Adult man: 1 in 750

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from Picano E, BMJ 9 October 2004updated with BEIR VII, 2006

1 in 500

Adult wo man

Female child <1 year

Male child <1 year

Adult man

Additional risk of cancer per exam

Risk of cancer (fatal and non-fatal) for exposure to one MSCT

Elderly: 1 in 1,500

Adult man: 1 in 750

Adult woman: 1 in 500

Male child (<1 year): 1 in 200

Female child (<1 year): 1 in 100

1 in 1,000

Elderly

1 in 10,000

250

50

500

1000

750

MRI, US

Equivalent number of chest x-rays


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