Radiographic Positioning

Feb 16, 2016 by in RESPIRATORY IMAGING Comments Off on Radiographic Positioning

Routine Thoracic Spine: AP and Lateral Position AP Thoracic Spine Patient preparation Remove any artifacts in the desired field (e.g., clothing with hooks, snaps, zippers). Place patient in gown. Measurement…

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Normal Variants

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Variant/Artifact Comments Accessory ossicle (Figs. 7-153 and 7-154) An accessory ossicle (small bone) is either an anomalous congenital supernumerary ossicle, a normally present secondary ossification center that failed to unite,…

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Bone Tumors and Related Diseases

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Treatment Description Chemotherapy Chemotherapy involves the intravenous or oral application of anticancer drugs Many agents are not selective to cancer cells, and may produce significant side effects (e.g., low blood…

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