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X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde

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Overview of X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde

What is X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde?

An X-ray of the shoulder joint is a safe and painless test to visualise the shoulder using small amount of radiation. The area of the shoulder includes the shoulder joint, the collar bone (clavicle), the shoulder blade (scapula), bone of the upper arm (head of humerus) and the soft tissues (skin and muscles) surrounding it. The image is recorded on a special x ray film. The X-ray image is black and white. Dense structures such as the bones, appear white and softer body tissues, such as the skin and muscles appear darker. The actual exposure time to radiation is usually less than a second, although the overall test may take 15-20 minutes.

Why is X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde done?

  1. To diagnose any fracture of the bones that form the shoulder joint and to monitor the healing of the broken bone, after it has been set.
  2. To detect any infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones.
  3. To diagnose any suspected shoulder dislocation, frozen shoulder, and arthritis of this joint.

Preparation for X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde

  • Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  • You may have to remove your jewelry and any metal objects which might interfere with the image.
  • Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde

Frequently Asked Questions about X - Ray Shoulder Joint AP - Left SIde

Q. What are the drawbacks of a bone X-ray?
X-ray images give a very clear view of the bones. However, it does not provide a good visual image of the soft tissues like tendons, muscles or fat tissue under the skin. Even the bone microfractures or complicated spine injuries are not clearly visible on the X Ray images. Apart from this, it also exposes the patient to some amount of radiations but the benefit of the information gained from an X-ray image outweighs the risk of radiations.
Q. Who interprets the X-ray results?
The interpretation of an X-Ray image is carried out by a radiologist who analyses or reads the X-ray image and prepares a report of the findings which is shared with the patient.

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Focus Diagnostic HSR

HSR Layout, BANGALORE
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Focus Diagnostic HSR

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About Focus Diagnostic HSR

Focus Diagnostics Centre and Speciality Clinics is a private ownership diagnostic center located in the heart of Rajajinagar, HSR Layout Bangalore and was established on February 7th 2010 with the sole aim of providing world class diagnostic facilities and ambience at affordable price that can cater to a common man. Focus diagnostic also has some 40 superspecialist doctors with considerable pedigree practising at its place, who also believe in the same thought of Focus on providing best healthcare at affordable prices. FOCUS DIAGNOSTICS CENTRE AND SPECIALITY CLINICS WAS started with one and sole aim to introduce state of art diagnostic facilities and technology to aid in accurate diagnosis in aworld class ambience at affordable costs. It includes the latest MRI 1.5 tesla 18 channel which is one of the fastest in its segment,Also includes a high end CT scanner,4D ultrasound,Digital X-ray and mammography facilities.Our sole aim is to reach the common man and show that great technology and world class facilities can be used by him too.FOCUS DIAGNOSTICS CENTRE AND SPECIALITY CLINICS has a wonderful and highly skillful team which also includes over 20 superspecialists in their respective fields who practise at FOCUS and give wonderful service to the common man.

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