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How to Get the Lowest Dose from your CT Scan

posted on WED, APR 12 2017 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Radiation is impossible to avoid. We are all exposed to a certain amount of background radiation in day-to-day life. But research shows that today people are exposed to 7 times more radiation than 30 years ago. That’s due, in part, to an increase in the number of people getting CT scans.

At CDI, your safety is our top priority, which is why we are dedicated to reducing the dose of radiation our patients receive. By using the latest technology, high training standards, and best practices, we help to protect you. There are also things you can do before your scan to make sure you’re getting the least amount of radiation possible. For tips, watch this video:



Learn more about CT imaging at CDI here



About Dr. Pollei:
Steven Pollei, M.D. is a board certified neuroradiologist and the medical director of Center for Diagnostic Imaging’s (CDI) Bellingham, Federal Way, Lakewood and Puyallup outpatient centers. Read his full bio here.


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