Book Chest AP X-Ray View in Chennai
- Breathing difficulties
- Chest pain or injury
- Lung cancer
- Heart failure and other cardiovascular issues
- Positioning of medical devices
- Fluid or air collection around the lungs
- Other medical conditions
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Lab Infrastructure in Chennai
Chennai is known as the “Health Capital of India.” In India, it is a tier-1 city. There were both private and government-run hospitals in the area. Sir Edward Winter founded the city’s first hospital at Fort St. George on November 16, 1664, establishing a medical relationship.
With multiple hospitals, labs, clinics, nursing homes, and chemist stores, Chennai now offers a broad network of medical and healthcare facilities. Medical colleges exist to educate students and provide them with the greatest possible training. Patients can also be treated by a number of expert doctors.
Patients can get test results in as little as 24 to 48 hours after submitting a sample, all from the comfort of their own home or office, thanks to these modern laboratories’ cutting-edge services. This service has been a game-changer in terms of speeding up tests while also giving convenience to individuals seeking routine health care. If you’re going through any such diseases or more, you can say consult a doctor and avail of a test through MFine’s lab partner.
Why book Chest AP X-Ray View Test?
The Chest AP X-Ray View is a simple, non-invasive and painless test. During the test, a comprehensive or detailed image of your test is taken along with several internal structures such as lungs, food pipe, diaphragm, and heart.
Here are some of the reasons to book a Chest AP X-Ray View-
- For identifying fractures and injuries in the chest area
- For detecting Heart enlargement
- For detecting Abnormal growth of tumors in the chest wall
- For detecting disorders related to the food pipe
- For detecting the existence of tumors
- For evaluating lung diseases such as infections and pneumothorax
There are several symptoms that show the above-mentioned conditions. These symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain, and others. In case you’re experiencing symptoms, book a Chest AP X-Ray View at the earliest possible through MFine.
What all tests are included in the Chest AP X-Ray View Test?
The Chest AP X-Ray View is itself attested for examining the lungs, the chest, and the other internal structures of the chest and the ones surrounding the chest. It is an x-ray conducted at a diagnostic center, and there are no other tests included in the Chest AP X-Ray View.
What preparation is required for the Chest AP X-Ray View Test?
- Pregnant women should tell their doctor (and the x-ray technician) about the radiation because it may harm the fetus. Precautions can be taken to reduce the fetus’s radiation exposure if necessary.
- The staff at the diagnostic center and even your doctor should know about any implants, vascular stents, pacemaker devices, or other devices that you might be having in your body.
- You may need to take off your jewellery and any metal objects that could obstruct the image.
- You may be requested to wear a hospital gown during the scan, depending on the area to be scanned.
What is the average cost of a Chest AP X-Ray View Test in Chennai?
The cost of Chest AP X-Ray View depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician and some other factors. The average cost of this test in Chennai is usually between 150 Rs. to 300 Rs. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost at the time of booking the appointment.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is a doctor's prescription mandatory for X-Ray Chest Test AP View tests ?
Yes, a doctor’s note is mandatory for getting a X-Ray Chest Test AP View tests done.
Are there any discounts running on MFine for X-Ray Chest Test AP View tests ?
You can avail up to 50% discount on MFine for X-Ray Chest Test AP View tests. This may vary based on your location and the preferred lab partner.
Will I get a report analysis after the test ?
Yes, your report analysis will be done by an expert doctor for free on the MFine app.
Are there any packages available on MFine for scans ?
Yes, there is the Healthy Heart Package and Complete Pollution Package that you can avail through MFine. These packages include multiple scans to detect problems or diseases.
Can I reschedule my appointment ?
Yes, you can reschedule your appointment. However, it is subject to the availability of slots.
Who should have a Chest AP X-Ray View performed on them ?
This test is open to men and women of practically any age. However, it is crucial to highlight that a Chest AP X-Ray View is performed when patients are not feeling well and are unable to get into the proper posture for a chest x-ray.
What does the AP X-Ray View of the Chest measure ?
The X-ray image of the anteroposterior view of the chest wall is provided by the Chest AP X-Ray View test. The AP or anteroposterior view test is a form of chest X-ray that doctors dislike. This is because the image of the mediastinum and heart on this x-ray is not extremely sharp and clear. The patient is asked to stand with their back against the film to achieve an AP perspective. If the patient is unable to stand, an AP view is obtained by requesting that the patient lie down or sit on the bed. The AP view chest x-ray examines the bony thoracic cavity, lungs, great vessels, and mediastinum.
When can I expect to receive the Chest AP X-Ray View report ?
The Chest AP X-Ray View is a non-invasive and rapid technique that can be performed in a diagnostic facility or the office of a healthcare professional. This test’s report is accessible within one or two days in non-emergency scenarios. In an emergency, however, reports can be obtained within hours of the test being conducted.
What does the Chest AP X-Ray View report mean ?
The chest x-ray images will be analysed by a professional doctor and radiologist with experience directing and interpreting radiology tests. The radiologist’s responsibility is to either deliver a signed report to the diagnostic facility or recommend the patient to a physician who will go through the data with them. A follow-up examination may be required for the patients. If that is the case, the doctor will explain why a follow-up exam is required.
Can an AP X-Ray View of the Chest identify bronchitis ?
Acute bronchitis cannot be detected with the Chest AP X-Ray View.
What to expect after the Chest AP X-Ray View is done ?
After the AP View X-ray of the chest, patients can resume all their daily activities. The X-ray generally does not have any side effects. Nevertheless, if you are injected with any contrast medium just before the X-ray, it is advisable to drink lots of water to get rid of the same. You must consult your doctor if you have swelling, redness, or pain at the site of the injection.
Are X-Rays of the Chest Harmful ?
Although the risks of having a chest X-ray are minor, they must be weighed against the advantages in each case. To obtain an image, chest X-rays emit radiation into the body. However, the amount of radiation is negligible, and it does not remain in the body after the image is taken.
Is it possible to see the soft tissues, such as muscles and tendons, clearly during the test ?
The AP X-Ray View of the Chest provides an excellent view of the chest’s internal structures and bones. However, it does not provide a clear image of the soft structures beneath the skin, such as muscles, tendons, and fat tissues. Furthermore, the x-ray scans do not clearly show the intricate spine injuries and bone microfractures.
Is it safe to have a chest X-ray when I'm pregnant ?
If you think you could be pregnant, tell your healthcare practitioner right away. A developing fetus can be harmed by radiation exposure. In general, the quantity of radiation used in routine chest x-rays is so low that they’re considered safe during pregnancy. However, your healthcare practitioner will assist you to decide whether or not to get an x-ray based on the urgency of your symptoms.
How long does the AP X-Ray View of the Chest take ?
From positioning to obtaining and validating images, the full Chest AP X-Ray View test usually takes 15 to 20 minutes. Additional views within hours, months, or days may be recommended by your doctor to examine the chest changes.