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Fluoroscopy exposes the patient to a larger amount of radiation than a regular X-ray. This is because the machine is giving off continuous or periodic X-rays to record movement.
Some procedures take a long time to complete.
- The fluoroscopy radiation exposure is less than radiation therapy.
- Each procedure is different and duration varies.
- Fluoroscopy benefits are found to outweigh the risks.
Speak with your doctor about how long your procedure should take and if radiation exposure should be a concern. Tell your doctor if you could be pregnant.