Radiology

Learning Radiology:

Approximate Risks For CT

Severe Allergy-Type: 0.04% (1/2500) [Katayama, 1990: 300,000pts]
Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (Cr increase 25%): 12% [Klein, 2007], (dialysis or Cr inc 3): 1% [Klein, 2010]
Radiation-Attributable Cancer: 10mSev = 0.1% (1/1000) [B.E.I.R. VII]
False-Positive/Incidental Findings



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Summary of available evidence, with calculated risk stratified by CT type and age  313k v. 1 Jun 10, 2011, 3:54 PM Kit Tainter
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