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Radt456:Positioning

ARRT Registry Review

QuestionAnswer
The term varus refers to? Turned inward. (pg. 39)
Widening of the intercostal spaces is characteristic of what condition? Emphysema (pg. 41)
Graves disease is associated with what? Thyroid Overactivity (pg. 41)
What is spondylolisthesis? Condition that results in forward slipping of one vertebra on the one below it. (pg. 42)
During atrial systole, blood flows into the.. Left Ventricle via the bicuspid valve and Right ventricle via the tricuspid valve. (pg. 42)
The floor of the cranium includes what bones? 2 temporals, ethmoid, and sphenoid (pg. 45)
What is an atrial septal defect? condition that results from a persistent fetal foramen ovale (pg. 46)
The sternal angle is approximately the same level as the what? T5 (pg. 46)
What is yellow marrow? The tissue that occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone of an adult (pg. 47)
What bony landmark is in the same transverse plane as the symphysis pubis? Prominence of the greater trochanter (pg. 48)
During myelography, contrast medium is introduced into what space? Subarachnoid Space (pg. 49)
What is the bregma? The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures. (pg. 49)
What are the structures that form the brain stem? Pons, Medulla Oblongata, and Midbrain (pg. 51)
The articular facets of L5-S1 are best demonstrated in what position? 30 degree oblique (pg. 52)
The secondary center of ossification in long bones is the what? Epiphysis (pg. 52)
The lumbar lamina is represented by what part of the Scotty Dog? Body (pg. 53)
At what level do the carotid arteries bifurcate? C4 (pg. 53)
In a lateral projection of the normal knee, what should you see? Fibular head should be somewhat superimposed on prox. tibia, patellofemoral joint should be visualized, femoral condyles should be superimposed. (pg. 54)
All elbow fat pads are best demonstrated in which position? Lateral Position (pg. 54)
Ulnar flexion/deviation will best demonstrate which carpals? Lateral carpals and Scaphoid (pg. 56)
What are the laminae? long, flat structures that project postero-medially from the pedicles (pg. 56)
Glossitis refers to inflammation of the what? Tongue. (pg. 58)
CR angulation may be required for what? Foreshortening or self-superimposition and superimposition of overlaying structures. (pg. 59)
A kyphotic curve is formed by what? Sacral and Thoracic Vertebrae (pg. 60)
The ileocecal valve normally is located in which of the following body regions? Right Iliac (pg. 60)
What is Ewing Sarcoma? type of cancerous bone tumor occurring in children and young adults and arising from bone marrow (pg. 61)
In the lateral projection of the ankle, what should be visualized? Talotibial Joint visualized, and tibia and fibula are superimposed (pg. 62)
What is the position of the stomach in a hypersthenic patient? High and Horizontal (pg. 64)
The uppermost portion of the iliac crest is at approx. the same level as the what? 4th Lumbar Vertebrae (pg. 64)
During chest radiography, the act of inspiration does what? Raises the ribs and Depresses the abdominal viscera (pg. 65)
What position is the talofibular joint best demonstrated? Medial Oblique (pg. 68)
The laryngeal prominence is formed by what? Thyroid Cartilage (pg. 73)
Created by: arsturgill