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RADT 465 Procedures

ARRT registry review covering imaging procedures

The coronoid process will be in profile in which position? Medial oblique elbow (Frank, Long, and Smith, 11th ed., vol.1, 146)
Pacemaker electrodes can be introduced through a vein in the chest or upper extremity, from where they are advanced to which heart chamber? Right Ventricle (Bontrager and Lampignano, 6th ed., p. 647)
Widening of the intercostal spaces is characteristics of what condition? Emphysema (Bontrager and Lampignano, 6th ed., p. 112)
During an upper GI exam, a stomach of an average shape demonstrates a barium-filled funds and double contrast of the pylorus and duodenal bulb. The patient is most likely in what position? LPO (Frank, Long, and Smith, 11th ed., vol. 1, 142)
Graves disease is associated with what gland with over or underactivity? Thyroid overactivity/ hyperthyrolidism (Tortora and Derrickson, 11th ed., p. 659)
The articular facets of L5-S1 are best demonstrated in what position? 30 degree oblique pg52
Why should the patient's chin should be elevated during chest radiography? to avoid superimposition of the apices pg52
The secondary center for ossification in long bones is where? epiphysis pg52
Medical displacement of a tibial fracture would be best demonstrated in what view? AP projection pg52
The lumbar lamina is represented by what part of the Scotty dog seen in a correctly positioned oblique lumbar spine view? body pg53
At what level do the carotid arteries bifurcate? C4 pg53
All elbow fat pads are best demonstrated in what position? Lateral pg54
In which position of the shoulder is the greater tubercle seen superimposed on the humeral head? internal rotation pg55
In which type of fracture are the splintered ends of the bone forced through the skin? compound pg56
The thoracic apophyseal joints are demonstrated how? when the midsagittal plane 20 degrees to the IR pg56
The type of ileus characterized by cessation peristalsis is termed what? paralytic pg56
What body habitus is characterized by a long and narrow thoracic cavity and low midline stomach and gallbladder? asthenic pg57
Glossitis refers to inflammation of what? the tongue pg58
With the patient's head in a PA position and the CR directed 20 degrees cephalic, what part of the mandible is best demonstrated? rami pg58
What is plane that passes vertically through the body, dividing it into anterior and posterior halves? midcoronal plane pg58
To demonstrate a profile view of the glenoid fossa, the patient is AP recumbent and oblique 45 degrees in which direction? toward the affected side pg58
During an air-contrast BE, in what part of the colon is air most likely to be visualized iwht the body in the AP recumbent position? transverse colon pg 59
A kyphotic curve is formed by what vertebrae? sacral and thoracic pg 60
That ossified portion of a long bone when cartilage has been replaced by bone is know as what? metaphysis pg 60
THe ileocecal valve normally located in what body region? right iliac pg60
A type of cancerous bone tumor occurring in children and young adults and arising form the bone marrow is what? ewing sarcoma pg61
Arteries and veins enter and exit the medial aspect of each lung at where? the hilus pg61
With the patient in the PA position and the OML and CR perpendicular to the IR, the resulting radiograph will demonstrate the petrous pyramids where? completely filling the orbits pg64
The uppermost portion of the iliac crest is at the same level as what? fourth lumbar vertebra pg64
What is the position of the stomach in a hypersthenic patient? high and horizontal pg64
Tracheotomy is an effective technique used to restore breathing what is present? a respiratory pathway obstruction above the larynx pg66
To demonstrate the first two cervical vertebrae in the AP projection, the patient is positioned how? so there is a line between the maxillary occlusal plane and the mastoid tip is vertical? pg 66
For the average patient, the CR for a lateral projection of a barium-filled stomach should enter where? midway between the midcoronal line and the anterior abdominal surface pg 67
Which exam is used to demonstrate vesicoureteral reflux? voiding cystourethrogram pg68
The term that refers to parts away from the source is what? distal pg 68
The inhalation of liquid or solid particles into the nose or lungs is what? aspiration pg 69
The contraction and expansion of arterial walls in accordance with forceful contraction and relaxation of the heart is called what? pulse pg70
The AP Trendelenberg position is often used during an upper Gi exam to demonstrate what? hiatal hernias pg 70
The AP axial projection of the femoral neck places the patient in a supine position with the affect thigh how? abducted 40 degrees from vertical pg71
In myelography, the contrast medium generally injected where? in the subarachnoid space between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae pg 72
To evaluate the interphalangeal joints in the oblique and lateral positions the fingers must be supported how? parallel to the IR pg72
Which type of articulation is evaluated in arthrography? diarthrodial pg72
The laryngeal prominence is formed by what? thyroid cartilage pg73
What exam is used to diagnose a Wilm's tumor? IVU pg73
The function of which body system include mineral homeostasis, protection, and triglyceride storage? skeletal pg74
What is the major cause of bowel obstruction in children? intussusception pg74
Lateral deviation of the nasal septum may be best demonstrated best in what view? parietoacanthal (Waters method) projection pg75
In the anterior oblique position of the cervical spine, the CR should be directed how? 15 degrees caudad to C4 pg76
What is the functional study used to demonstrate the degree of AP motion present in the cervical spine? flexion and extension lateral pg76
In a lateral projection of the nasal bones, the CR is directed where? 3/4 inch distal to the nation pg77
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