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RADT465-Procedures

ARRT Registry Review Covering Radiographic Procedures

QuestionAnswer
How is the stomach positioned in a hypersthenic patient? Transverse (Lange Prep Pg. 78)
What is the localization point for level T-10? Xiphoid tip (Lange Prep Pg. 81)
What is the definition for abduction? Movement of a part away from the MSP (Lange Prep Pg. 84)
Which type of joints are immovable? Synarthrotic joints; fibrous articulations (Lange Prep Pg. 91)
Which tubercle should be in profile on an AP internal rotation shoulder? Lesser tubercle (Lange Prep Pg. 106)
What is the CR for a PA ulnar flexion wrist? Perpendicular to the scaphoid (Lange Prep Pg. 103)
What is the largest sesamoid bone? Patella (Lange Prep Pg. 112)
Which pelvis (male or female) has a pubic angle of less than 90 degrees? Male (Lange Prep Pg. 117)
What is the CR angle for a dorsoplantar axial calcaneus view? 40 degrees caudally (Lange Prep Pg. 121)
When the patient is in an AP oblique for sacroiliac joints, which side is best seen? The SI joint of the elevated side (Lange Prep Pg. 128)
What type of fracture is a break in the cortex of one side of the bone only? Greenstick fracture (Lange Prep Pg. 131)
Which cervical spine position best demonstrates the apophyseal joints? Lateral (Lange Prep Pg. 137)
Where is the CR directed for an AP coccyx? 10-20 degrees caudad to midline, 2 inches above pubic symphysis (Lange Prep Pg. 145)
What does it mean when a skull is termed dolichocephalic? The skull is elongated (Lange Prep Pg. 148)
What are the 8 cranial bones? 1 frontal, 2 parietal, 2 temporal, 1 occipital, 1 ethmoid, 1 sphenoid (Lange Prep Pg. 150)
What is the largest facial bone? Mandible (Lange Prep Pg. 155)
What is the CR for a PA axial (Caldwell) cranium? 15 degrees caudad to nasion (Lange Prep Pg. 156)
What breathing instructions should be given on upper airway exams? Instruct patient to take a slow nasal inspiration and exposure during the inspiration (Lange Prep Pg. 166)
Which main bronchus are aspirated foreign bodies more like to enter? Right main bronchus (because it is wider and more vertical) (Lange Prep Pg. 168)
What unites to form the common bile duct? Common hepatic duct and the cystic ducts (Lange Prep Pg. 173)
How should centering be adjusted for a gallbladder on an asthenic patient? 2 inches lower and more midline (Lange Prep Pg. 174)
What are dilated, tortuous veins directly beneath the esophageal mucosa? Esophageal varices (Lange Prep Pg. 176)
What is the outermost layer of the GI tract? Serosa/serous membrane (Lange Prep Pg. 179)
What is the approximate length of the duodenum? 9-12 inches (Lange Prep Pg. 179)
What is the most posterior portion of the stomach? Fundus (Lange Prep Pg. 185)
What does a RAO demonstrate when performing a lower GI exam on the large intestine? The ascending colon and hepatic flexure (Lange Prep Pg. 187)
Which kidney is usually lower? The right kidney (due to the liver) (Lange Prep Pg. 190)
What kidney and ureter will be parallel to the IR in a 30 degree RPO kidney? The left kidney and right ureter will be parallel to the IR (Lange Prep Pg. 195)
Where do more than 90% of disk ruptures occur? L4-L5 and L5-S1 interspaces (Lange Prep Pg. 200)
What are the capillaries responsible for? Diffusion of gases and exchange of nutrients and wastes (Lange Prep Pg. 201)
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