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Overview

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is a diagnostic tool to produce images of right wrist in anteroposterior view.

What is X-Ray Right Wrist AP View?

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses X-ray beams to capture soft tissues and bones in the right wrist. X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is helpful for Orthopaedics to detect fractures, bony tenderness and congenital deformities in the right wrist. (1)

How is X-Ray Right Wrist AP View Performed?

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is a quick and painless procedure that does not need hospitalization.

  • Patient has to sit in a relaxed position beside the examination table.
  • The dorsum of the hand is placed over the x-ray film cassette, with the palm facing the x-ray machine.
  • Images of the right wrist arte generated using x-ray beams.

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is effective in demonstrating the carpal joint spaces in the wrist.

Side-effects of X-Ray Right Wrist AP View

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View uses radiation, which causes some risks

  • Young children are more prone to the harmful effects of radiation.
  • keeping the hand still can cause pain and discomfort.

Preparation before Performing X-Ray Right Wrist AP View

X-Ray Right Wrist AP View is a non-invasive procedure that does not require much prior preparation.

  • Inform the doctor, if you are pregnant.
  • Remove jewellery and other metal objects before the test.

Post-care after X-Ray Right Wrist AP View

There is no need of any post procedure care after X-Ray Right Wrist AP View test.

  • Patient can go home after X-Ray Right Wrist AP View procedure and resume normal

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