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Radiographic Procedures

The coronoid process is visualized in profile in which position? Medial oblique elbow
Of the anatomic structures listed, which one is more anterior in a lateral projection: esophagus, trachea, cardiac apex, or superimposed scapular border? Cardiac apex
The right kidney is parallel with the IR in what position? LPO
What bones make up the floor of the cranium? 2 temporal bones, ethmoid, and sphenoid
What bones make up the calvarium? 1 frontal bone, 2 parietal bones, and 1 occipital bone
A persistent fetal foramen ovale that usually closes spontaneously is termed what? Atrial septal defect
What forms the "Y" in a scapular Y projection? Acromion process, corocoid process, and humerus
What projection or position best demonstrates a subacromial or subcorocoid dislocation? PA oblique scapular Y
What tissue is found in the central cavity of the shaft of a long bone in an adult? Yellow marrow
What position best demonstrates esophageal varices? Recumbant because the blood flows against gravity allowing the vessels to fill more completely.
What is the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures? Bregma
What is the benefit of placing a radiolucent sponge under the patient's waist during a lateral projection of the lumbosacral spine? It places the vertebral column parallel with the IR and the intervertbral disk spaces perpendicular to the IR.
In an oblique lumbar spine, the transverse process represents what part of the "Scotty dog" that is seen? Nose
What structures form the brain stem? Pons, midbrain, and medulla oblongata
What position best demonstrates the lateral wall of the descending colon and the medial wall of the ascending colon during a double-contrasted BE? Right lateral decubitus
Which of the following skull positions will best demonstrate the cranial base, sphenoid sinus, atlas, and odontoid process: AP axial, lateral, Waters, or SMV? SMV
What structures form the brain stem? Pons, midbrain, and medulla oblongata
High and horizontal
The thoracic apophyseal joints are seen when? The MSP is 20 degrees to the IR and the MCP is 70 degrees to the IR.
What structures comprise the neural or vertebral arch? Pedicles and lamina
What part of the mandible is best seen when the head is in a PA position and the CR is directed 20 degrees cephalad? Rami
What are advantages of digital subtraction angiography over film angiography? Greater sensitivity to contrast medium and images are immediately available.
What body habitus has a long, narrow thoracic cavity and a low, midline stomach and gallbladder? Asthenic
When is a tracheotomy used as an effective technique to restore breathing? When there is obstruction in the respiratory pathway above the larynx.
What position best demonstrates a vertical fracture of the patella and the patellofemoral articulation? Tangential patella
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