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RADT 465

ARRT Registry review Radiographic Procedures

QuestionAnswer
The term "varus" refers to? (pg 39) turned inward
Pacemaker electrodes can be introduced through a vein in the chest or upper extremity, from where they are advances to the? (pg 41) right ventricle
Widening of the intercostal spaces is characteristic of which of which lung condition? (pg 41) emphysema
During an upper GI exam nation, a stomach of average shape demonstrates a barium-filled fundus and double contrast of the pylorus and duodenal bulb. What position is most likely used? (pg 41) LPO
Which projection of the foot will best demonstrate the longitudinal arch? (pg 41) lateral weight-bearing
Graves disease is associated with? (pg 41) thyroid overactivity
To best visualize the lower ribs, the exposure should be made? (pg 42) on expiration
In the AP axial projection (Towne method) of the skull, with the CR directed 30 degrees caudad to the OML and passing midway between the external auditory meati, what is best demonstrated? (pg 42) occipital bone
A frontal view of the sternum is best accomplished from which position? (pg 42) RAO
What aspect is important consideration to avoid excessive metacarpophalangeal joint overlap in the oblique projection of the hand? (pg 43) oblique the hand no more than 45 degrees
Which position is required to demonstrate small amounts of air in the peritoneal cavity? (pg 44) lateral decubitus, affected side up
Which anatomic structure is seen most anteriorly in a lateral projection of the chest? (pg 44) cardiac apex
For an AP projection of the knee on a patient whose measurement from ASIS to tabletop is 21 cm, which CR direction will best demonstrate the knee joint? (pg 44) 0 degrees (perpendicular)
Which projection can be used to supplement the traditional "open mouth" projection when the upper portion of the odontoid process cannot be well demonstrated? (pg 45) AP or PA through the foramen magnum
The floor of the cranium includes which bones? (pg 45) temporal, ethmoid, sphenoid bones
A lateral projection of the hand in extension is often recommended to evaluate? (pg 45) a foreign body and soft tissue
The condition that results from a persistent fetal foramen ovale is? (pg 46) an atrial septal defect
With the patient recumbent on the x-ray table with the head lower than the feet, the patient is said to be in the? (pg 46) trendelenburg position
In which projection of the foot are the interspaces between the first and second cuneiforms best demonstrated? lateral oblique foot
To demonstrate esophageal varices, the patient must be examined in? (pg 46) the recumbent position
The tissue that occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone in an adult is? (pg 47) yellow marrow
Which bony landmark is in the same transverse plane as the symphysis pubis? (pg 48) prominence of the greater trochanter
Which position of the shoulder demonstrates the lesser tubercle in profile medially? (pg 48) internal rotation
With the patient in the PA position, what tube angle and direction is correct for an axial projection of the clavicle? (pg 48) 15 to 30 degrees cephalad
Which fracture classifications describes a small bony fragment pulled from a bony process? (pg 48) avulsion fracture
What portion of the humerus articulates with the ulna to help form the elbow joint? (pg 48) trochlea
Movement of a part toward the midline of the body is? (pg 49) adduction
During myelography, contrast medium is introduced into which space? (pg 49) subarachnoid space
The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures is the? (pg 49) bregma
An injury to a structure located on the side opposite that of the primary injury is referred to as? (pg 49) contrecoup
The secondary center of ossification in long bones is the? (pg 52) epiphysis
At what level do the carotid arteries bifurcate? (pg 53) c4
The term used to describe expectoration of blood from the bronchi is? (pg 54) hemoptysis
The type of ileus characterized by cessation of peristalsis is termed? (pg 56) paralytic
The body habitus characterized by a long and narrow thoracic cavity and low midline stomach and gallbladder is the? (pg 57) asthenic
With the patient's head in a PA position and the CR directed 20 degrees cephalad, which part of the mandible will be best visualized? (pg 58) rami
A type of cancerous bone tumor occurring in children and young adults and arising from bone marrow? (pg 61) Ewing sarcoma
Arteries and veins enter and exit the medial aspect of each lung at the? (pg 61) hilus
Which skull position will demonstrate the cranial base, sphenoidal sinuses, atlas, and odontoid process? (pg 61) SMV
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