This article contains information about the procedure, before care, after care, and side effects of the X-ray Right Foot LAT view.
What is X RAY Right Foot LAT View?
An X-ray scan is the most commonly used diagnostic techniques. It basically uses radiations to look into the body and produce images. Although the amount of radiation the x-ray uses is not very much harmful to the human body.
An X-ray of the Right Foot LAT view is used to take images of the lateral view i.e., the side view of the right foot.
How is X RAY Right Foot LAT View performed?
The steps involved in the X-ray Right Foot LAT view are as follows:
- The patient will be made to lie on a table that slides into the scanner.
- The patient’s foot is aligned for the lateral view.
- Once the patient is inside the scanner, the x-ray beams are activated.
- A computer captures images and stores them.
- The images can be viewed, and printed on film.
- The patient may need to lie still during the procedure, as any movement can cause blurry images.
The X-ray Right Foot LAT view will take about 15-30 minutes.
Side effects/risks of X RAY Right Foot LAT View:
The side effects/ Risks of an X-ray Right Foot LAT view scan may include the following:
● Exposure to radiation.
● Hair loss.
● Skin infection.
Preparation before performing X RAY Right Foot LAT View?
The patient can eat and drink as normal before the X-ray Right Foot LAT view and there are no special instructions before the procedure.
Although the patient may have to remove their jewellery or anything else which might interfere with the images of the scan.
Post-care after X RAY Right Foot LAT View:
There are no post care measures as such after the X-ray Right Foot LAT view and the patient may continue their daily activities.
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