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Long/Short term affect of radiation

What are the short & long term affects of 3 injections of carbon 11 [11C]MOZAT @ 1.25 rem, & 3 pet scans totaling 1.85rem?
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replied September 13th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. These contrasts usually in short-term have been reported to cause some renal damage but that is very rare. Long term effect with short term use is very unlikely as these radioactive isotopes have a very short reply and detoxify quite soon.

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Khan
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