The X-Ray Right Ankle AP View is a radiology technique in which rays are passed through the ankle in the AP position in order to detect fractures or bone injuries.
What is X-Ray Right Ankle AP View?
The X-Ray Right Ankle AP View test uses a very little amount of radiation to produce images of the ankle.
An X-Ray Right Ankle AP View test is a safe and painless procedure. It helps to find reasons for symptoms like tenderness, deformity of the ankle joint, pain, swelling, dislocated, and broken bones.
The X-Ray Right Ankle AP View sends a beam of radiation through the affected area. Black-and-white images of the soft tissue and bones are then recorded on the computer.
How is X-Ray Right Ankle AP View Performed?
The X – Ray Right Ankle AP View test is undertaken by an X-Ray technician in the radiology department or health care office.
- The patient is asked to lie on the back for an AP view, where the ankle is between the source of X-Rays and the X-Ray detector.
The X – Ray Right Ankle AP View test normally takes about 15 to 30 minutes.
Side Effects/Risks Associated X – Ray Right Ankle AP View
The X – Ray Right Ankle AP View test is a very safe and painless procedure that uses a very little amount of radiation.
- Although sometimes there can be a slight risk to the body with any exposure to radiation, but it is also important to know that the radiologist uses very less amount of radiation to get the best results.
Preparation before X – Ray Right Ankle AP View
There is no special preparation required for this test. A conversation with the doctors before the test will provide all the guidance needed.
Post-care after X – Ray Right Ankle AP View
Your doctor will examine the reports and tell you what care regime should be followed, if necessary.
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