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MDCT and Obesity

  • Raul N. Uppot


Although multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) is widely available, its use is curtailed in three groups of patients: pediatric patients, pregnant patients, and the morbidly obese.


Obese Patient Compute Tomography Colonography None None Optical Colonoscopy Noise Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raul N. Uppot
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology Department of RadiologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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