X-ray Right Hip Obl. View is 45-degree obliques of the affected hip. It is an additional projection to the pelvic series when there is suspicion of an acetabular fracture.
What is X-ray Right Hip Obl. Views?
X-ray Right Hip Obl. View is performed as a supplementary view. In the case of acute injury, the x-ray can be useful in confirming the acetabular fracture.
How is X-ray Right Hip Obl. View performed?
The X-ray Right Hip Obl. View is an easy and non-invasive procedure. Listed below is the procedure:
- The patient is first asked to lie down on the table.
- The affected side is rotated roughly 45 degrees anterior, typically aided by 45-degree sponge.
- The table will enter the X-ray machine. Where the radiations work to produce pictures
- The patient must lie in one position and stay still throughout the procedure. (1)
X-ray Right Hip Obl. View is a safe and painless procedure.
Side effects of X-ray Right Hip Obl. View.
X-ray Right Hip Obl. View is a safe procedure except for a few treatable side effects.
- The danger of exposure to the radiation to the children and pregnant women
- Allergic reactions like nausea, vomiting, and headache. This might be due to fasting and lying still during the X-ray.
Preparations before X-ray Right Hip Obl. View.
X-ray Right Hip Obl. View does not require any special preparation.
- Discussing medical history and allergies with the radiologists.
- Removing all metal objects and jewelry before X-ray Right Hip Obl. View.
- No liquids from at least 1 hour before the scan.
Post-care after X-ray Right Hip Obl. View.
As per the instructions of the radiologists, the patient should:
- Consume lots of fluids to cool the stomach, prevent immediate solid food intake.
- Pay attention to any discomforts and report them to the doctor.
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