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RADT 465: Rad Proced

ARRT registry review covering Radiologic Procedures

QuestionAnswer
What does valgus mean? To turn outward.
What can the demonstration of the posterior fat pad on a lateral elbow be caused by? Trauma, other pathology, or less than a 90 degree flexion of the elbow.
What is the wider portion of bone adjacent to the epiphyseal plate that is responsible for lengthening/ bone growth? Metaphysis
Which projection shows the radius and ulna free of superimposition? Lateral oblique elbow.
Compared to the female pelvis, does the male acetabulum face more laterally or medially? Laterally
Which technique would provide a PA projection of the gastroduodenal surfaces of a barium -filled high and transverse stomach? Angling of the CR 35 to 45 degrees cephalad.
How many fissures does the left lung have and what are they? 1, the oblique fissure
The inferior portion of a lung is known as the what? Apex
What is each lung enclosed in? A pleural membrane.
Where does the CR exit for an exact PA projection of the skull? The nasion.
For an exact PA projection of the skull, where do the petrous ridges lie? They fill the orbits.
For the PA projection of the skull, which line and plane are perpendicular to the IR? OML and MSP
For a PA projection of the chest, how many posterior ribs must be visualized above the diaphragm? 10
Pacemaker electrodes are advanced into which part of the heart? Right ventricle
Flattening of the hemidiaphragms is common in which condition? Emphysema
Which structures are located in the RLQ? Cecum and vermiform appendix.
Which articulations help form the ankle mortise? Talotibial and talofibular.
Which terms can be used to describe the upper surface of the foot? Anterior surface and dorsum.
What is the outermost wall of the digestive tract? Serosa
For the AP axial (Towne method) projection of the skull, which skull bone is best demonstrated? Occipital bone
What will the right posterior oblique position (Judet method) of the right acetabulum demonstrate? Anterior rim of the right acetabulum and the right iliac wing.
Which projection is best to use for a frontal view of the sternum? RAO
What is the name of the condition that results it the forward slipping of one vertebrae on the one below it? Spondylolisthesis
How can a chest x-ray on a trauma patient be obtained to rule out air-fluid levels? Lateral chest x-ray performed in the dorsal decubitus position.
Patients on metformin who have IV iodinated contrast are at a risk for what? Renal failure
How long should metformin be withheld after an IV iodinated contrast study? 48 hours
For the oblique hand projection, it is important to do what in order to avoid excessive metacarpophalangeal joint overlap? Oblique the hand no more than 45 degrees.
What is the term used to describe the relationship between the ends of fractured long bones? Apposition
Which position is required to demonstrate small amounts of air in the peritoneal cavity? Lateral decubitus, affected side up.
For a lateral lumbar spine what is well demonstrated? Intervertebral foramina and pedicles.
An intrathecal injection is associated with which exam? Myelogram
The floor of the cranium includes which bones? Temporal, Ethmoid, and Sphenoid
What is a lateral hand view in extension used to evaluate? A foreign body or soft tissue.
How many cranial bones are there? 8
Created by: mmaldridge