Quick poll to gauge your understanding. Which of the following is used for oral contrast with adult CT abdomen & pelvis (CT AP)?
Why are we using PO water for CT AP?
1⃣ Enables visualization of bowel mucosa, which is obscured by (+) PO
2⃣ Better tolerated by pts than (+) PO
3⃣ No risks. Allergic pts can react to iodine-based PO, including anaphylaxis
4⃣ Lower cost
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