X-Ray Right Thigh AP View uses electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of the bones and soft tissues in the right thigh, in anteroposterior view.
What is X-Ray Right Thigh AP View?
X-Ray Right Thigh AP View is a diagnostic imaging procedure to evaluate the bones and soft tissues in the right thigh. X- Ray Right Thigh AP View is helpful in the diagnosis of injuries, fractures, inflammation, infection, or congenital abnormalities in the femur.
How is X-Ray Right Thigh AP View Performed?
X-Ray Right Thigh AP View is a painless procedure that takes around 15 minutes.
- Patient can lie down or sit during the procedure.
- Sometimes X-Ray Right Thigh AP View is performed using mobile x-ray machines.
- The x-ray machine passes x-ray beams on to the right thigh and these rays pass through the soft tissue to create images of the bones, which appear white on the x-ray film.
- For AP View, images are taken from the anteroposterior, view that is from front.
Patient has to lie very still during the X-Ray Right Thigh AP View examination as movement can blur the images.
Side-effects of X-Ray Right Thigh AP View
X-Ray Right Thigh AP View uses very low power x-rays.
- Young children are more prone to effects of x-ray radiation.
- Radiation can cause cancer and other disorders.
Preparation before Performing X-Ray Right Thigh AP View
X-Ray Right Thigh AP View is a non-invasive procedure.
- Remove jewelry before entering the X-Ray room.
- Follow the instructions of the Radiologist, during the X-Ray Right Thigh AP View test.
Post-care after X-Ray Right Thigh AP View
X-Ray Right Thigh AP View is a safe and simple test that does not require any post-care.
- Patients can resume normal activity after the test, if there are no complications.
- Report any pain or discomfort after the test to your doctor.
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