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  • n. Plural form of fluoroscopy.

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  • In making the announcement, the F.D.A. said it hoped to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure from three medical imaging procedures: CT scans, which provide three-dimensional images; nuclear medicine studies, in which patients are given a radioactive substance and doctors watch it move through the body; and fluoroscopies, in which a radiation-emitting device provides a continuous internal image on a monitor.

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  • A push to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure from CT scans, above, nuclear medicine studies, and fluoroscopies.

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  • The FDA measures will target "CT scans, which provide three-dimensional images; nuclear medicine studies, in which patients are given a radioactive substance and doctors watch it move through the body; and fluoroscopies, in which a radiation-emitting device provides a continuous internal image on a monitor" (Bogdanich and Ruiz, 2/9).

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