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X – Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT & Obl Views

Overview Brief

X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views offer different angled views of the lumbar spine by using x-ray beams.

What is X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views?

X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views are used to detect numerous anomalies of the lumbar spine.

  • All the blood vessels, nerves, cartilage, ligaments and tendons associated with the lumbar spine can be tracked using this test.
  • Any injury or trauma, diseases of the bones, or arthritis can be diagnosed from the test results.

X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views helps detect congenital disabilities affecting the spine.

How is X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views performed?

X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views are performed as follows:

  • The patient needs to report to the diagnostic department of the hospital.
  • The patient is made to lie down on the table in a supine position.
  • The patient is made to lie in a particular position to obtain the perfect angles of the lumbar spine for all three views.
  • The film inside a large camera begins to capture images.
  • The patient can hold his breath to lie still if requested to do so by the technician.

The patient can wear clothing and leave the room once the test is complete.

Side effects/risks of X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views

The side effects of X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views are very few. Pregnant ladies should avoid the test to prevent the fetus from being affected by the x-rays.

 

Preparation before performing X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views

The following should be noted to prepare oneself for X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views:

  • Pregnant ladies should consult the doctor before taking the test.
  • Presence of any metal implant should be informed to the technician/doctor prior to the test.

Post-care after X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views

The post-care steps for X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views are usually minimal. Patients can resume their daily routines after undergoing the test. The doctor will inform you about the further course of action according to the x-ray results.

At mfine, we recommend personalized treatment programmes for you based on your medical history, including X-Ray Lumbar Spine AP LAT and Obl Views.

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