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X - Ray Right Femur AP & LAT View in Chennai

This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.
  2. You may have to remove your jewelry and any metal objects which might interfere with the image.
  3. 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.

Understanding X - Ray Right Femur AP & LAT View in Chennai

What is X - Ray Right Femur AP & LAT View in Chennai?

An X-Ray Right Femur Thigh AP & LAT View is a non-invasive, painless test that uses a small amount of radiation to visualise the thigh bone (femur) and the soft tissues (skin and muscles) surrounding it. The image takes on a specially developed X-ray film. The X-ray picture is black and white. Dense features like bones appear white, while softer bodily tissues like skin and muscles appear darker. The actual radiation exposure period is often less than a second, while the entire test may take between 15-20 minutes.

This test assesses any thigh bone (femur) fractures, monitors the healing process of the broken bone, and detects any infection, deformities, osteoporosis, or abnormal growth of this bone.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about X - Ray Right Femur AP & LAT View in Chennai

Frequently Asked Questions about X - Ray Right Femur AP & LAT View in Chennai

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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