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What is hrct chest radiation level in India and is it harmful to have hrct chest done. Do people get cancer because of it.
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No it wont, but should be done only when required as it cause unnecessary burden on health care resources
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It depends upon the cut section and other parameters. It can be 0.7 to 7 mSV. Cancer risk depends upon cumulative dose. One or two HRCT will not cause much harm.
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