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Podcast #186: IV Contrast

Run Time: 2 minutes Author: Aaron Lessen M.D. Educational Pearls: Regularly a patient’s creatinine level is an important factor in determining whether a patient will receive IV contrast with a CT because it is thought that contrast can harm the kidneys and could worsen underlying kidney disease. A recent retrospective study compared the rates of…

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Podcast #163: Pregnancy and Radiation

Run Time: 3 minutes Author: Jared Scott M.D. Educational Pearls: Pregnancy is a hypercoagulable state and often PE is a concern. When we work up PE in pregnancy the main consideration for harm to the fetus is radiation exposure. The amount of radiation to cause harm to the fetus during pregnancy is thought to be…

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