X – Ray Both Hands AP View
X-ray Both Hands AP View is a process to demonstrate images of the soft tissues of both hands and wrists.
What is X-ray Both Hands AP View?
X-ray Both Hands AP View presents the anteroposterior view of both the hands.
- The process helps in understanding the complications of the hands from the images taken.
- There are three view series of which the AP view is a part. The carpal joint spaces are observed in the AP view.
- Various concerns such as trauma, swelling or fracture of the wrist can be detected from this test.
X-ray Both Hands AP View helps diagnose scapholunate dissociation.
How is X-ray Both Hands AP View performed?
X-ray Both Hands AP View is performed as follows:
- The patient is positioned on the hospital table in the x-ray room.
- He should be relaxed and place his hand on the x-ray cassette. The palm of the patient is supposed to face the x-ray machine.
- The images of both the hands are captured for further assessment by the doctors.
The X-ray Both Hands AP View process is done till multiple images are taken of both hands.
Side effects/risks of X-ray Both Hands AP View
Side effects of X-ray Both Hands AP View are not widely known of. The x-rays are low on harmful radiation and any direct harm is not known of.
Preparation before performing X-ray Both Hands AP View
Preparation for X-ray Both Hands AP View is as follows:
- The patient should come without any metal rings or jewelry.
- Pregnancy should be reported before the test.
Post-care after X-ray Both Hands AP View
Post care after X-ray Both Hands AP View is:
Follow-up with a doctor for the results of the test.
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