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July 23, 2009 · Leave a Comment

What you need to know about heart scans

By Catherine Benson Catherine Benson (@catherine benson)

  A CT heart scan produces stunning images of heart arteries and can diagnose serious disease, but it exposes a patient to the radiation equivalent of about 600 chest X-rays. While the risk of developing cancer from the radiation is unknown, it may exist and should make patients who have no symptoms of heart disease […]

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