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2012-04-05 20:56:46

Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Develop “Phantoms” To Make Medical Imaging Safer for Overweight Individuals Most medical imaging equipment is not designed with overweight and obese patients in mind. As a result, these individuals can be exposed to higher levels of radiation during routine X-ray and CT scans. A new study from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the first to calculate exactly how much additional radiation obese patients receive from...