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Lab infrastructure in Chennai
Hospitals in Chennai not only have a good reputation, but they also have a long list of accomplishments. These combined and collaborative medical institutes have made Chennai a national and international organ donation center. In the 1990s, Chennai performed the country’s first liver transplant. As a result, this city has a high level of organ donation awareness, which has attracted people worldwide.
There are numerous Government and privately owned hospitals in Chennai. It also has medical colleges that nurture and prepare medical students to become surgeons and doctors to protect their health.
Patients’ relatives do not have to look for pharmacies, blood banks, or diagnostic facilities. On the contrary, all of the aforementioned vital services are available on the premises of all reputable hospitals.
Outpatient clinics are also available in hospitals.
In addition, most hospitals are accredited by the National Board for Accreditation of Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH).
Why book an X-Ray Chest PA View test?
The purpose of the X-Ray is to check for any abnormalities in the heart, chest wall, or lungs. Your doctor may order an X-ray Chest PA if they feel your symptoms are due to chest problems, heart enlargement, fractures or injuries, abnormal growths, or tumors in the chest wall.
The X-Ray can also detect food pipe-associated pathologies, congenital disabilities, perforation of the diaphragm, lung infections, and pneumothorax or presence of fluid around the heart.
What are all tests included in X-Ray Chest PA View?
The Chest PA X-Ray View examines the lungs, chest, other internal structures of the chest, and everything surrounding it. The Chest PA X-Ray View is a diagnostic X-Ray that includes no extra tests.
What preparation is required for X-Ray Chest PA View?
Patients should wear loose, comfortable clothing with no metal features such as zippers, hooks, or buttons. Depending on the scan area, the patient may be required to change into a hospital gown. You should remove all jewelry before the X-ray since it can interfere with the X-ray rays.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult their doctors before taking the test. If you have a pacemaker, implants, or vascular stents, the doctor and even the diagnostic center staff should be aware of these. Any electronic gadget may not be brought into the testing area by the patient. Your doctor should be mindful of your medications as well.
What is the average cost of X-Ray Chest PA View in Chennai?
The cost of X-Ray Chest PA View depends on the city, the lab partner, the physician’s specific recommendations, and other factors. The average price of this test in Chennai is usually between INR 150-250. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost when booking the appointment.
How to book an X-Ray Chest PA View in Chennai?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any discounts running on MFine for X-Ray Chest Test PA View tests?
You can avail up to 50% discount on MFine for X-Ray Chest Test PA 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.
When will the X-ray Chest PA view report be sent to me?
In non-emergency situations, the reports are available in one to two days, but in an emergency, the test results will be available in minutes, if not hours.
What does the X-ray Chest PA view report mean?
The result from an X-ray chest PA view could be normal or abnormal. Abnormal reports can disclose pneumonia, various tumors, infection in or around the heart, and heart failure. In addition, a white shadow shows the presence of bulk fluid formations.
How is the patient positioned during the X-ray chest PA view test?
While facing the upright image receptor, the patient remains entirely erect, with the chin elevated so that it is out of the image field. Their shoulders are rotated anteriorly so that clavicles move below the apical end by carefully depressing the shoulders.
What is the procedure for taking a typical erect PA chest X-ray chest?
An X-ray tube is usually positioned anteriorly during the X-ray chest posteroanterior view test. The tube shoots protons through the patient to create an image of the chest on a detector near the patient’s back.
What is the difference between a chest PA view on an X-ray and a CT scan?
The PA chest X-ray gives a view of the chest and other internal tissues such as the lungs and heart from the front. A CT scan or computed tomography is an effective tool for diagnosing breathing problems.
What kind of X-ray equipment is used for a PA view of the chest X-ray?
X-ray equipment used for a PA view of the chest X-ray are as follows:
- X-ray diffraction apparatus
- Analyzers of fluorescence
- A high-voltage X-ray irradiator
- X-ray machine for medical use
- X-ray cabinet unit
- Photoelectron spectrometers using X-rays
Does the X-ray chest PA view test have any drawbacks?
The soft tissues beneath the skin, such as fat, muscle, and tendons, may not be visible in the X-ray chest PA view. It also does not detect significant spine injuries and exposes humans to potentially hazardous radiation.
What is the difference between the AP and PA views on a chest X-ray?
The fundamental distinction between the X-ray chest PA view and the X-ray chest AP view is that the first provides a posteroanterior image of the chest. In contrast, the second offers an anteroposterior view.
Can a chest X-ray in PA aid in the detection of heart inflammation?
To some extent, a PA chest X-ray can indicate heart muscle inflammation. Doctors will, however, propose more testing to confirm the exact nature of the cardiac disease.
What is the duration of the X-ray Chest PA view?
The X-ray chest PA view takes about 15 to 20 minutes to complete.