Routine use of positive oral contrast material is not required for oncology patients undergoing follow-up multidetector CT.

@article{Harieaswar2009RoutineUO,
  title={Routine use of positive oral contrast material is not required for oncology patients undergoing follow-up multidetector CT.},
  author={Sreemathi Harieaswar and Arumugam Rajesh and Yvette Griffin and Raman Tyagi and Barbier Morgan},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={250 1},
  pages={246-53}
}
The purpose of this retrospective medical audit was to evaluate the effect of discontinuing routine administration of oral contrast material to oncology patients undergoing follow-up multidetector computed tomography (CT) on reader evaluation of study adequacy. Analysis of 100 patients' experience of CT shows that positive oral contrast material was their least pleasant experience (P < .0001). Abandoning the routine use of positive oral contrast material for follow-up scans in general oncology… CONTINUE READING
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