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X-Ray Right Scapula AP View produces images of the shoulder joint using x-rays.

What is X-Ray Right Scapula AP View?

X-Ray Right scapula AP view is a specialised projection of the scapular bone which is performed in conjunction with the LAT view. The projection can rather be performed supine or erect and involve 900 abductions of the affected arm. (1)

How is X-Ray Right Scapula AP View?

The procedure of X-Ray Right Scapula AP View is a straightforward procedure.

  • The patient is either supine or erect.
  • The back of the patient is positioned parallel to the image receptor.
  • The patient is slightly rotated 50 making the body of the scapula parallel to the image receptor.

Side effects/risks of  X-Ray Right Scapula AP View

The X-Ray Right Scapula AP View does not have any severe risks.

  • The radiations may cause mutations, and that can lead to the development of diseases.
  • Pregnant woman and Children should avoid performing X-rays as much as possible.

Preparation before performing X-Ray Right Scapula AP View

Make an appointment with the radiologist beforehand for X-Ray Right Scapula AP View. The following preparations need to be done before getting an x-ray done,

  • Talk about your medical history with the doctor before performing the X-ray.
  • Avoid eating from three hours before the test, if it is to be performed with contrast.

Post-care after X-Ray Right Scapula AP View

X-Ray Right Scapula AP View is non-invasive and safe.

  • Understand what the doctor says and clear all your doubts with the doctor after the scan.
  • Follow all the medications prescribed by the doctor.
  • If any allergic symptoms against the contrast media are seen, visit your doctor.

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