Diagnostic Radiation in Pregnancy: Perception Versus True Risks

Raanan Cohen-Kerem, Irena Nulman, Maria Abramow-Newerly, Damien Medina, Ronnen Maze, Robert L. Brent, Gideon Koren

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Significant numbers of therapeutic abortions are performed for radiation-exposed pregnant women because of concerns about the teratogenic risk. However, available data suggest that current diagnostic radiation procedures are not teratogenic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-48
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Abnormalities
  • Imaging
  • Induced abortion
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Pregnancy outcome


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