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IMAGING Management

Some Radiation 'Safe' for Expectant Mother, Foetus

2015 10 Aug

According to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University, imaging studies necessary to diagnose traumatic injuries sustained by pregnant women are safe when used properly. Their findings are reported in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) . Nearly 5 to 8 percent of pregnant women sustain traumatic injuries, such as fractures... Read more

IMAGING Management

Exposure to Ionising Radiation And Pregnancy

2013 15 Mar

The exposure of pregnant women to ionising radiation is often a source of concern and provokes many questions. This anxiety is often unjustified and the questions are asked too late. Ignorance of the subject is likely to harm the woman who requires investigative imaging (chest CT scan or lung scan should be performed even in early pregnancy with... Read more