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The pelvis is the large bony frame situated near the base of the spine. The leg

bones and other vertebrae are attached to the pelvis. X-ray pelvis AP standing

is a diagnostic view of the pelvis structure undertaken to detect injuries or fractures.

What is X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing?

X-Ray pelvis AP standing is an anteroposterior view, that is, the image is taken from the front in a standing position. X-ray pelvis AP standing is normally done for patients with chronic lower back pain.

How is X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing Performed?

X-Ray pelvis AP standing is performed in the following way:

  • The patient is asked to stand

upright with the back pressed against the image receptor.

  • The chin is raised so that it is out of the image area.
  • The hands are placed by the patient’s side.
  • The shoulders are lowered to move the collarbones below the apices of the lungs. 2

Side Effects/Risks Associated with X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing

The risks of X – Ray Pelvis AP Standing can include:

  • X-rays can be harmful for pregnant women.
  • The X-ray technician should use protective shielding for women and children.

Preparation before Performing X – Ray Pelvis AP Standing

There is no special diet required before having an X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing view taken.

However, the patients should:

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing or a hospital gown.
  • Remove any jewellery or metallic items they might be wearing.
  • Notify the technician if there are any metallic implants in the body from previous surgeries.3

Care after X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing

No particular care is necessary after performing X-Ray Pelvis AP Standing.

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