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Overview Brief

X-Ray Both Knee LAT View is a lateral X-Ray scan of both the knees.

What is X-Ray Both Knee LAT View?

An X-Ray Both Knee LAT View is a diagnostic procedure in which X-rays are used to visualize the inner structure of the knee from a lateral point of view.

X-Ray Both Knee LAT View is specifically carried out to obtain a clear view of the kneecap (patella) and identify any fractures, abnormal growths, structural deformities or dislocations in the patella, knee joint or the proximal tibia and fibula [1]. Knee X-rays are usually taken to identify specific conditions and hence should be carried out from the relevant angles, i.e. lateral or AP (anterior-posterior). X-Rays are a safe and speedy technique for visualizing the knee bones.

How is X-Ray Both Knee LAT View performed?

X-Ray Both Knee LAT View is carried out by a radiologist in a designated X-Ray room.

  • The patient wears a hospital gown and lies on one side on the examination table.
  • The patient flexes the affected knee at an angle as instructed by the radiologist.
  • The X-rays screen the knee and the procedure takes 15 to 20 minutes.
  • The exposure to radiation, however, lasts less than a second.

Side effects/risks of X-Ray Both Knee LAT View

While X-Ray Both Knee LAT View is a highly safe procedure, possible risks include

  • Potential harm to unborn fetuses.
  • Possible overlooking of micro-fractures or disorders in the tissues and muscles [2].

Preparations before performing X-Ray Both Knee LAT View

The following preparations will help to ensure that X-Ray Both Knee LAT View goes smoothly.

  • Any jewelry and other metallic objects must be removed.
  • Pregnant women should keep their radiologist informed so that the levels of radiation can be reduced.

Post-care after X-Ray Both Knee LAT View

No specific post-care is needed for X-Ray Both Knee LAT View. The radiologist will share the X-Ray results with the patient within a few days.

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