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Ultra-low dose CT scans successfully detect fractures

Computed Tomography (CT) scans are one of the most frequently-used imaging tools in medicine. In fact, more than 72 million scans are performed each year to diagnose various medical conditions. But public health concerns persist about radiation exposure from these tests, especially when given to children and young adults.

03/02/2016

Photo: CT-Scan of the knee

This is an ultra-low dose radiation CT scan of a fracture of the tibial plateau (left) compared to a conventional dose CT scan; © NYU Langone MedicalCenter