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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.

At mfine, we recommend personalized treatment including X-ray Both Hands AP View based on your medical history.

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