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RADT465 Rad. Proced.

ARRT Registry Review Covering Radiographic Procedures Content Area

QuestionAnswer
The coronoid process is demonstrated in which of the following projections? Medial oblique elbow (Saia, p39)
Which of the following pathological conditions results in widening of the intercostal spaces? Emphysema (Saia, p41)
For best visualization of the lower ribs, the exposure should be made during what stage of breathing? On expiration (Saia, p42)
What method can be used to avoid excessive superimposition of the metacarpophalangeal joints in the oblique projection of the hand? Oblique the hand no more than 45 degrees (Saia, p43)
In which patient position is the right kidney demonstrated parallel to the IR? Left posterior oblique (LPO) (Saia, p44)
A lateral projection of the hand with the phalanges fully extended is often included to evaluate what? A foreign body and the soft tissue (Saia, p45)
In what position is the patient placed in order to visualize the right axillary ribs? Left anterior oblique (LAO) & right posterior oblique (RPO) (Saia, p46)
A small bony fragment being pulled away from a bony process describes what type of fracture? Avulsion fracture (Saia, p48)
In an oblique projection of the lumbar spine, what part of the "Scotty dog" represents the lumbar transverse process? Nose (Saia, p49)
Why would a radiographer perform anteroposterior stress projections of the ankle? Following inversion or eversion injuries & to demonstrate a ligament tear (Saia, p50)
The sphenoid sinuses are demonstrated on which positions? Modified Waters (mouth open) & lateral (Saia, p51)
Which position, during a double-contrast BE, would provide the radiologist with the best double-contrast demonstration of the lateral wall of the descending colon and the medial wall of the ascending colon? Right lateral decubitus (Saia, p53)
Contrast media is introduced through a uterine cannula in what radiographic examination? Hysterosalpingogram (Saia, p54)
The apophyseal joints of the thoracic spine are best demonstrated with the patient in what position? Midsagittal plane 20 degrees to the IR (Saia, p56)
Which direction is the patient obliqued when he or she is AP recumbent and the glenoid cavity is to be demonstrated in profile? Toward the affected side (Saia, p58)
When demonstration of the longitudinal arch of the foot is warranted, which projection of the foot is needed? Lateral weight-bearing (Saia, p41)
The Judet method (RPO position) of the right acetabulum will demonstrate what structures? The anterior rim of the right acetabulum & the right iliac wing (Saia, p42)
Subacromial or subcoracoid dislocation is best demonstrated on what position? PA oblique scapular Y of the shoulder (Saia, p46)
Why is it recommended that a radiolucent sponge be placed under a patient's waist for a lateral projection of the lumbar spine? To make the vertebral column parallel with the IR & to place the intervertebral disk spaces perpendicular to the IR (Saia, p48)
Which position of the foot can the sesamoid bones be visualized without superimposition of the metatarsals or phalanges? Tangential metatarsals/toes (Saia, p49)
What projections of the knee are performed for demonstration of the intercondylar fossa? Camp coventry method, Holmblad method, & Beclere method (Bontrager, p 249-251)
The zygapophyseal joints of the cervical spine are best visualized on what cervical projection? True lateral projection of the cervical spine (Bontrager, p 292)
The AP axial projection of the sacrum is performed with a(n) ______ angle, while the AP axial coccyx projection encompasses the use of a(n) ______ angle. 15 degree cephalic; 10 degree caudal (Bontrager, p 343)
A patient is experiencing right anterior upper rib pain. In what way should the radiographer position the patient for rib x-rays? With the anterior right ribs closest to the image receptor (PA) (Bontrager, p 357)
Which projection of the skull employs a 30 degree caudal angle to the OML or 37 degree caudal angle to the IOML? AP axial projection (Towne Method) (Bontrager, p 392)
What imaginary positioning line is perpendicular to the plane of the image receptor in the parietoacanthial projection (Waters Method) for facial bones? Mentomeatal line (MML) (Bontrager, p 420)
How is the patient's head positioned for the Caldwell Method for demonstration of the facial bones? PA, chin is tucked, OML perpendicular to the IR with no rotation or tilt (Bontrager, p 421)
The IOML is _____ to the IR for a submentovertex projection for the sinuses. Parallel (Bontrager, p 441)
PA projections of the wrist with ulnar deviation demonstrate fractures of the what? Scaphoid and lateral carpals (Bontrager, p 155)
The greater tubercle is visualized in full profile on what type of projection? AP shoulder projection with external rotation (Bontrager, p 185)
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