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RADT 456 RAD. PROC.

ARRT registry review covering radiographic procedures

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Plane that divides the body into left and right halves. Midsagittal or median sagittal plane (MSP); Pg. 81
Plane perpendicular to the MSP and MCP, and divides the body axially into superior and inferior portions. Transverse/horizontal plane; Pg. 81
Body habitus which is large and heavy; the chest area is short, with a high diaphragm. Hypersthenic; Pg. 81
Body habitus which is the smallest/slightest. The chest is long and the abdominal viscera are located quite low and medial. Asthenic; Pg. 81
What is the most important means to reduce motion unsharpness? Good patient communication; Pg. 87
What are the 4 bone classifications? Long, short, flat, and irregular; Pg. 94
What are the names of the bones that make up the carpal bones? Scaphoid, lunate/semilunar, triangular/triquetrum, pisiform, trapezium/greater multangular, trapezoid/lesser multangular, capitate/os magnum, hamate/unciform; Pg. 96
How many important fat pads are associated with the elbow? 3; Pg. 99
What process projects anteriorly just medial to the humeral head? Coracoid process; Pg. 101
What is the largest tarsal bone? Calcaneus; Pg. 109
What bones form the knee joint? Proximal tibia, patella, and distal femur; Pg. 111
On the patella, the apex is located superiorly/inferiorly. Inferiorly; Pg. 112
What Latin word gives the name of the pelvis for its shape? Basin; Pg. 115
T/F: The female pelvic outlet is wider and more circular with the ischial tuberosities and acetabular further apart. True; Pg. 117
What is the name of contrasted examinations performed to evaluate soft-tissue joint structures, such as articular cartilages, menisci, ligaments, and bursae? Arthrography; Pg. 129
How many bones make up the vertebral column? 33 bones; Pg. 133
Which bone is a ring-shaped bone having no body and no spinous process? Atlas; Pg. 135
What three major divisions make up the sternum? Manubrium, body, and xiphoid process; Pg. 146
Ribs numbered ___ through ___ articulate with thoracic vertebrae and the sternum and are called vertebrosternal or "true" ribs. 1 - 7; Pg. 146
What 8 bones make up the cranium? Paired parietal and temporal, unpaired frontal, occipital, ethmoid, and sphenoid; Pg. 148
What 14 bones make up the facial bones? Paired nasal, lacrimal, palatine, inferior nasal conchae, maxillae and zygomatic bones and the unpaired vomer and mandible; Pg. 148
Name the 4 paired paranasal sinuses. Frontal, ethmoidal, macillary, and sphenoidal; Pg. 162
The nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs make up which body system? The respiratory system; Pg. 167
The left and right hepatic ducts, common hepatic duct, cystic duct, common bile duct, and the gallbladder make up what? The biliary tree; Pg. 172
What portions comprise the small intestine? Duodenum, jejunum, and ileum; Pg. 179
T/F: Poor preparation resulting in retained fecal material in the colon can mimic or conceal pathologic conditions. True; Pg. 187
What are the two functions of the urinary system? Remove wastes from the blood and eliminate it in the form of urine; Pg. 190
What 2 portions make up the central nervous sytem? Brain and spinal cord; Pg. 199
What remains a valuable diagnostic tool to demonstrate the site and extent of spinal cord tumors and herniated intevertebral disks. Myelography; Pg. 200
Venous blood is returned to the right atrium of the heart via what 3 ways? Superior and inferior vena cavae and the coronary sinus; Pg. 203
What within the coronary arteries can cause angina pectoris and myocardial infarction? Artherosclerosis; Pg. 204
What is the name of the technique to remove unnecessary structures such as bone from superimposition on contrast-filled blood vessels? Subtraction; Pg. 205
Created by: Kaci Gehlhausen