What is Left Hand AP View?
Left Hand AP view is a safe and painless test to view the bones and joints of the left hand. Using a special X-ray film, the image is recorded. The X-ray image is black and white. The actual exposure of patient to radiation is usually less than a second, although the overall test may take 15-20 minutes.
Preparation for Left Hand AP View
- Inform your doctor and technician if you are pregnant or may be pregnant before the test.
- You will have to remove your jewellery and avoid wearing clothes with metal objects like metal zips, studs etc. 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.
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