Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray is used to assess the rib bones in case of an injury or suspected indirect trauma.
What is Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray?
An X-Ray projection of the lower ribs is generated to assess the bones in case of a severe injury or accident that may have fractured the ribs. 
Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray is often considered to be inadequate for the analysis of rib bones. More extensive tests are required to start an effective treatment.
How is Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray performed?
Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray is performed by an X-Ray machine. 
The patient is positioned as follows:
- The patient is made to face the X-Ray Tube.
- Patient’s back is rested upright on the detector.
- It is made sure that the patient’s chin is out of the projection range.
- Patient’s hands are placed by their side.
Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray takes about 10-15 minutes post which, the technician examines the X-Ray projections to give a conclusive diagnosis.
Side effects/risks of Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray
Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray has minimal risk of causing cancer and other radiation-related side effects. Children may be more susceptible to the effects of radiation.
Preparation before performing Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray
No extensive preparation is required before getting Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray.
However, some important points to keep in mind are :
- Remove any clothing to prevent it from obstructing the X-Ray image.
- Remove all jewelry and metal objects so that they do not appear on the X-Ray.
- Inform the technician of any metal implants so that it can be taken into consideration while viewing the X-Ray.
It is advisable to reach the test centre in advance to prepare better.
Post-care after Rt Lower Ribs AP View X-Ray
Patients may carry on with their daily routines after the X-Ray is done.
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