Overweight Americans too big for X-rays

Overweight Americans too big for X-rays
Overweight Americans too big for X-rays

A report published in August issue of Journal Radiology reveals that the rapid increase of obesity in the U.S. has doubled the number of poor quality radiology reports, dubbed as "limited by body habitus," over 15 years, All Headline News reports.

WebMD said radiologists aren't able to get the images needed to diagnose potentially serious problems in obese patients, which means the patients have to pay for additional tests and may have to settle for substandard care, United Press International.