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X – Ray Chest Rt Oblique View

Overview

X-Ray is a commonly used non-invasive radiological procedure to visualize internal organs, tissues, and bones of the body. X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view represents the image of the right side of the chest.

What is X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view?

X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view is indicated when rib fracture/fractures on the right side of the chest are suspected.  However, most importantly, X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view is done if there is suspicion of  disorders of the organs and tissues housed on the right side of the chest, including:

  • Direct injury to the right side of the chest.
  • Respiratory Diseases.
  • Monitoring intensive care patients.
  • Difficulty in breathing.
  • Cancers of the lung or spread of cancers to the lungs.

How is  X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view performed?

X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view can be done in a standing position or while lying down. In the intensive care unit, a portable machine is used.

The right side of the chest is placed next to the plate in a 45-degree angle to provide a clearer image of the lungs, blood vessels, ribs, and soft tissues.

You may be instructed to hold your breath while the image is taken.

Side effects/risks of X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique View

The amount of X-Ray used in X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view is minimal. So, there are no side-effects as such. However, even a minimal amount of X-Ray can harm a developing fetus; inform your doctor if you are pregnant.

Preparation before performing X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view

No specific preparation is required for X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view. The technician will see if you are comfortable enough for the procedure.

Post-care after X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view

X-Ray Chest Rt Oblique view is completed within a few minutes, and no aftercare instructions are required.

Download the mfine app if you have sustained an injury to the right side of the chest, and consult a specialist online.

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