X-Ray Chest 2V Front and Lat AP
chest x-ray or CXR
- Respiratory disease
- Cardiac disease
- Thoracic disease processes
- Rib fractures
- Aortic dissection
The conditions will be visible clearly on your results. Similarly, pulmonary embolism may manifest as pleural effusion or pulmonary infarct. However, the specificity and sensitivity of a chest X-ray are too poor to reach a clinical diagnosis.
Patients with asymptomatic hypertension should be discouraged from going for a chest X-ray routinely. You will be asked to change into a hospital gown. Leave behind all jewelry and metallic devices. Tie up long hair Tubes and lines will be removed from the field of view of radiography.
Cancer and infection, or air collection in the space around a lung which could result in lung collapse, chronic lung conditions such as emphysema or cystic fibrosis, and all complications related to these conditions Heart issues resulting in lung-related problems. For example, fluid in the lungs can be a result of congestive heart failure. Alterations in your heart's size and shape may indicate heart failure, fluid around the heart, and heart valve dysfunction. May reveal aneurysms in the aorta or other problems in the large blood vessels or congenital heart disease. Calcification of the heart. The presence of calcium may indicate damage to heart valves, coronary arteries, the protective sac surrounding the heart. Calcification of nodules in the lungs as a result of old, unresolved infections Fractures in the ribs or spine Postoperative monitoring of recovery to check for air leaks in the tubes and fluid or air buildup. To confirm correct positioning of catheters, pacemakers, and defibrillators.