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Computed Tomography (CT) - InsideRadiology

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PET scan - Better Health Channel

PET scans are tests that show how an organ or tissue is working.

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Nuclear medicine/PET | ARPANSA

Current nuclear medicine diagnostic reference levels Adult diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) were introduced for general nuclear medicine, PET and the CT portion of SPECT/CT and PET/CT procedures on 1 July 2017

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CT scan (computerised tomography) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a CT scan? CT stands for "computerised tomography"

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What parents should know about CT scans for children | ARPANSA

A computed tomography (CT) scan is an X-ray imaging technique that is used on people of all ages, including children

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Reduction in Radiation Exposure to Children and Young People from CT Scans | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

In Australia, many children and young people under the age of 20 have a computed tomography (CT) scan each year.

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CT scans for children: Information for referrers | ARPANSA

In Australia there are now over 80 0001 computed tomography (CT) scans performed on children and young people under the age of 20 every year

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Imaging explained

Learn about modern imaging techniques & how to discuss imaging with your doctor – including X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans & MRI.

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