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ct scan for kidney stones

Hi i had a ct scan for kidney stones and the dosage was 149.69mgy.cm. Can you please tell me if that is a high dosage.
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This is a standard radiation dose for a CT scan, although many hospitals are now experimenting with lower dose and even ultra low dose protocols for stone CTs.  These are not quite as detailed as the standard dose scans, but deliver much less radiation and are particularly useful for following patients with known stones.  These ultra-low dose scans tend to be less useful in patients who are very thin or very overweight.
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