Pregnant exposed to thallium stress test patient.
my uncle 12 hours after his thallium cardiac stress test.
him and spent two hours talking to him I even used his cell phone.
three meters away.
weeks pregnant and didn't know about his thallium stress test till
I was about to leave.
help how could this affect my fetus?
thallium cardiac stress test the blood that flows through the heart
generally is checked injecting a small amount of thallium-201 into
a vein and obtaining images during the stress test (maximal heart
of thallium-201 absorbed by the cells of the heart muscle depends
on the circulation.
test can take about 4 hours and the thallium is excreted rapidly by
chloride can cause fetal harm when administered to pregnant women
and can affect reproduction capacity.
Thallium-201 chloride is administered to a pregnant woman when the
benefits clearly outweigh any potential risk.
the small amount of the radioactive substance injected in the thallium
cardiac stress test is harmless.
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