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CT brain perfusion scans safety investigation: initial notification.

Food and Drug Administration; FDA.

This announcement informs professionals of a potential safety hazard when using CT brain perfusion scans to aid in the diagnosis of stroke. At one facility, patients received excessive doses of radiation.