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What You Need to Know Before You Get an X-ray

posted on TUE, DEC 20 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Whether you get hurt playing your favorite sport or your doctor needs to diagnose a symptom that could be a kidney stone, you may be sent for an X-ray. Before you arrive for your scheduled imaging appointment, there are a few things you need to know. First and foremost, X-ray imaging uses radiation. Understanding how to get the least amount of exposure and still get the answers you need is important. So, before you go for an X-ray, watch this:


To find out more about X-ray Imaging at CDI, click here.
To learn more about reducing radiation exposure, visit this FDA website.



About Dr. Georges:
Alexandra Georges, M.D. is a board certified musculoskeletal radiologist at ProSight Radiology Group who reads for St. Luke's Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Missouri. Read her full bio here

 


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