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Radiographic Proced

ARRT Registry Review Radiographic Procedures

What position is used to demonstrate the coronoid process? medial oblique
In what skull position will the petrous pyramids fill the orbits? exact PA
What quadrant is the gallbladder located in? RUQ
When barium is in the fundus what position is the patient in? AP recumbent
What two articulations form the ankle mortise? talotibial and talofibular
A deep inspiration will do what to the diaphragm? Depress the diaphragm to try and get as many ribs as possible above it.
AP axial is used to visualize what? occipital bone
What position is used to best demonstrate the sternum? RAO
Spondylolisthesis Forward slipping of one vertebra on the one below
Spondylolysis Breakdown of the pars interarticularis
Why is it important to perform chest x-rays in the erect position? So the diaphragm can descend to lowest position during inspiration and any air-fluid levels
To demonstrate air-fluid levels what two positions must be used? either erect or decubitus
The knee is formed by what? Proximal tibia the patella and the distal femur
What are the two bone parts of the Skull? Cranial bones and facial bones
When looking at foreign bodies in the hand what position is used? lateral hand
Scapular Y view is formed by what? Humerus, acromion, and coracoid process
Trendelenburg position? Patient recumbent with head lower than the feet
The abdomen can be divided into how many quadrants? Four
When a patient is laying on their left side for a lateral lumbar what is something you can do to make the vertebra more parallel to IR? Put a sponge under the patients waist
Avulsion fracture small bony fragments pulled form a bony process as a result of a forceful pull of the attached ligament or tendon
Comminuted fracture bone is broken or splintered into pieces
Greenstick fracture with one cortex buckled and the other intact Torus
Open fracture in which the fractured ends have perforated the skin Compound
The 45-degree oblique projection of the lumbar spine is used to demonstrated what? Apophyseal joints
Parietoacanthal (Waters method) projection demonstrates? Maxillary sinuses
Lumbar articular facets, forming the apophyseal joints are demonstrated in what position? Oblique position
What are the three important fat pads on the elbow? anterior, posterior, and supinator fat pads
The typical vertebra has what two parts? Body and vertebral arch
What are the four body types called? Hypersthenic, sthenic, hyposthenic, and asthenic
The rami are well visualized with? patient in PA position perpendicular ray or with 20-25 degree cephalad angle
Created by: jodif96