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Statement by MITA Vice President Andrew Whitman on the Benefits of CT Scans Relative to Radiation Dose Risks
Date:11/29/2007

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To read a more detailed white paper on the subject of CT radiation benefits and risks, please visit: http://www.medicalimaging.org/news/fullreport_reduced_radiation_dose.pdf

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), is the leading medical imaging association, representing companies whose sales comprise over ninety percent of the global market for medical imaging equipment. These technologies include medical X-ray equipment, computed tomography (CT) scanners, nuclear imaging, including positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy equipment, and imaging information systems. For more information on medical imaging, please visit http://www.medicalimaging.org


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