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Overview Brief

To check for broken bones, fracture or swelling in the shoulder, an X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View is performed.

What are X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View?

The X-Ray Left Shoulder Jt AP and Axial View are helpful in detecting if there are any anterior or posterior dislocations.

When X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View are performed, in an axillary view, the patient has to be positioned in a supine position. In an AP view, the patient can be positioned in an erect or supine manner and the shoulder against the cassette.

Getting an X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View is important.

How are X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View performed?

An X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View is performed in the following way:

  • Sandbags or pillows are used to maintain proper position.
  • To protect the pelvic and breast area, a lead apron is placed over.
  • The patient must hold still and hold their breath for a few seconds.

After the X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View are complete, the patient may need to sit back.

Side Effects/Risks X-Ray Left Shoulder Jt AP and Axial View

After an X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View, very few with certain conditions may face some risks.

  • The magnets can interfere with the metal plates or screws and make them shift.
  • If the patient is pregnant the radiation could affect the unborn child.

In case of the above two mentioned points, the doctor may suggest another method to analyze the shoulder.

Preparation before X-Ray Left Shoulder Jt AP and Axial View

Before preparing for X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View, the patient will be informed about the following:

  • Wear a loose gown.
  • Remove any kind of jewelry.

Post-care after X-Ray Left Shoulder Jt AP and Axial View

At an X-Ray Left Shoulder Joint AP and Axial View are done, there are no post-care measures to be taken.

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