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RADT 465

ARRT registry review covering Radiographic Procedures

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What is the difference in degree between to OML baseline and the IOML baseline? There is a 7 to 8 degrees difference between the two (Lampignano, 2014 pg 405)
The auditory, or eustachian, tube extends from the nasopharynx to the middle ear (Lampignano, 2014 pg 384)
The submentovertical (SMV) oblique axial projection of the zygomatic arches requires that the skull be rotated 15 degrees toward the side to be examined (Lampignano, 2014 pg 425)
What angle is formed between the MSP and the IR in the parieto-orbital oblique projection? 53 degrees (Lampignano, 2014 pg 427)
When modifying the PA axial projection of the skull to demonstrate superior orbital fissures, the central ray is directed 25 to 30 degrees caudad / exits at level of nasion (Lampignano, 2014 pg 413)
During an intravenous urogram (IVU), the RPO position is used to demonstrate the the left kidney parallel to the IR and right kidney perpendicular to the IR (Lampignano, 2014 pg 556)
Where does barium settle in the stomach of a patient in a supine position? the fundus (Lampignano, 2014 pg 455)
Where does the barium settle in the stomach of a patient in a RAO recumbent position? anterior body and pylorus portions of the stomach (Lampignano, 2014 pg 455)
Which positions best demonstrate the cervical pedicles? LPO and RAO: right pedicles are shown in the profile, left pedicles are aligned with anterior vertebral bodies/ RPO and LAO: left pedicles are shown in profile and right pedicles are aligned with anterior vertebral bodies (Martensen, 2015 pg 407)
The articular facets of L5-S1 are best demonstrated in a AP oblique lumbar vertebrae projection (MCP 45 degree angle with IR) (Martensen, 2015 pg 429)
How is the obliquity of an oblique lumbar position judged? the demonstration of five "scottie dogs" stacked on top of one another (Martensen, 2015 pg 429)
The right posterior oblique position (Judet method) of the right acetabulum will demonstrate the anterior rim of the right acetabulum, right iliac wing, and posterior (ilioischial) column (Lampignano, 2014 pg 281)
The lumbar lamina is represented by what part of the “Scotty dog” seen in a correctly positioned oblique lumbar spine view? body (Lampignano, 2014 pg 328)
What is demonstrated in a lateral projection of the cervical spine? Apophyseal joints and Intervertebral joints (Lampignano, 2014 pg 292)
The RPO position of the cervical spine requires which of the following combinations of tube angle and direction? direct CR 15 degrees cephalad to C4 (Lampignano, 2014 pg 311)
What are the differences between male and female pelvis radiographs? Male pelvis: appears more narrower and deeper, has less-flared shape than a female; acute angle is less than 90%of the pubic arch; and inlet of pelvis smaller and less rounded than female (Lampignano, 2014 pg 266)
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? 0 degrees (perpendicular) The term varus refers to
The sternoclavicular joints will be best demonstrated in which of the following positions? Anterior oblique (RAO/ LAO) SC joints are best demonstrated on the downside. (Lampignano, 2014 pg 365)
The term varus refers to bending of a part inward or towards to midline Lampignano, 2014 pg 26)
The secondary center of ossification in long bones is the epiphysis (Lampignano, 2014 pg 10)
What is an example of a sellar (saddle) joint? First CMC joint (thumb), anle, and calcaneocuboid (Lampignano, 2014 pg 14)
What is an example of a bicondylar joint? knee and temporomandibular joints (Lampignano, 2014 pg 14)
In the 15° medial oblique projection of the ankle, the talotibial joint is visualized and malleoli demonstrated in profile (Lampignano, 2014 pg 238)
Where is the CR directed on a PA axial (Caldwell) position of the cranium? Angle CR 15 degrees caudad, to exit at the nasion (Lampignano, 2014 pg 420)
What is the patient position and CR for a PA axial Caldwell projection? patient prone and OML perpendicular to IR/ CR is angled 15 degrees caudad (Lampignano, 2014 pg 420)
Where does the CR enter on a lateral position of the skull? align CR perpendicular to the IR/ center 2 inches superior to the EAM (Lampignano, 2014 pg 412)
What is the CR angle and center point for an axiolateral projection: TMJ (schuller method) CR is angled 25-30 degrees caudal and enters 1/2 inch anterior and 2 inches superior to the EAM (Lampignano, 2014 pg 435)
What is the CR angle and and entry point for an AP axial projection: sacroiliac joints? Angle CR 30-35 degrees cephalad; CR directed to midline and 2 inches below level of ASIS; center CR to IR (Lampignano, 2014 pg 349)
How much is the patient rotated on RAO position of the sternum? The patient is rotated 15 to 20 degrees towards the right side. (Lampignano, 2014 pg 362)
What type of technique adjustment should be made for a patient with osteomalacia? decrease exposure factors (Lampignano, 2014 pg 224)
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