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FDA issues radiation alert after CT brain perfusion overexposure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating cases of radiation overexposure during CT brain perfusion scans conducted to aid the diagnosis and treatment of stroke. The agency said that at one particular facility, patients received radiation doses that were eight times the expected level.

By Brian Casey - bcasey@auntminnie.com
AuntMinnie.com staff writer
October 8, 2009

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