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Overview Brief

The X-Ray Both Wrists AP View involves taking images of the wrist and carpal bones using some form of radiation.

What is X-Ray Both Wrists AP View?

The X-Ray Both Wrists AP View involves taking images of the bones in one’s wrists to test for any injuries or abnormalities.

In the X-Ray Both Wrists AP View, a radiated beam passes through the body and is absorbed by the internal organs with different intensity. The procedure is able to highlight the bones and reveal any abnormalities with them.

An X-Ray Both Wrists AP View is recommended if the patient has any fracture in their wrists, some kind of bone damage, or any other related issue. [1]

How is X-Ray Both Wrists AP View performed?

The X-Ray Both Wrists AP View procedure is done as follows:

  • The patient is asked to sit next to the X-Ray table.
  • The arm of the patient is flexed at 90 degrees and their wrist rests on the table.
  • The hand is placed on the image receptor and the images are taken.

The procedure does not take more than 15 minutes to complete. [2]

Side effects/risks of X-Ray Both Wrists AP View

There aren’t any risks involved with the X-Ray Both Wrists AP View procedure but the radiation involved can be harmful to certain patients.

Preparation before performing X-Ray Both Wrists AP View

Here’s how you can prepare for an X-Ray Both Wrists AP View:

  • Remove all metal objects or jewelry, especially from the area to be scanned.
  • Discuss your medical history with the technician. [3]

Post-care after X-Ray Both Wrists AP View

One can resume their daily activities after they’re done with the X-Ray Both Wrists AP View procedure.

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