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radiology procedures

ARRT rad review on radiology procedures

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What projection of the foot will best demonstrate the longitudinal arch? lateral weight-bearing
What is graves disease associated with? thyroid overactivity
What is emphysema characterized as? widening of the intercostal spaces.
Where are pacemaker electrodes advanced to? the right ventricle
A frontal view of the sternum is best accomplished in what position? RAO
How much should the hand be obliqued to avoid excessive metacarpophalangeal joint overlap? no more than 45 degrees.
What position is most likely to place the right kidney parallel to the IR? LPO
What is the condition that results from a persistent fetal foramen ovale? an atrial septal defect
At what level is the sternal level located? T5
What occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone in an adult? yellow marrow
What position of the shoulder demonstrates the lesser tubercle in profile medially? internal rotation
What is the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures called? bregma
During myelography, contrast medium is introduced into what space? subarachnoid space
True/False: The pons, medulla oblongata, and midbrain form the brain stem. True
What structure can be located midway between the ASIS and pubic symphysis? dome of acetabulum
The articular facets of L5-S1 are best demonstrated in what postion? 30 degree oblique
Where is the secondary center of ossification in long bones? epiphysis
What part of the "scotty dog" represents the lumbar lamina? body
In which position will the elbow fat pads be best demonstrated? lateral
True/False: The intervertebral joints are classified as diarthrotic. False.
The t-spine apophyseal joints are demonstrated best in what position? oblique. MSP 20 degrees to IR.
What does glossitis refers to inflammation of which body part? the tongue
During an air-contrast BE, in what part of the colon is are most likely to be visualized with the body in AP recumbent position? transverse colon
What is one advantage of digital subtraction angiography over film angiography? greater sensitivity to contrast medium or immediately available images
What position will most effectively move the gallbladder away from the vertebrae in an asthenic patient? LAO
With which of the following does the trapezium articulate? first metacarpal
Following the ingestion of a fatty meal, what hormone is secreted by the duodenal mucosa to stimulate contraction of the gallbladder? a)insulin b)cholecystokinin c)adrenocorticotropic hormone d) gastrin cholecystokinin
In the anterior oblique position of the cervival spine, the CR should be directed? 15 degrees caudad to C4
What is demonstrated in a lateral projection of the cervical spine? apophyseal joints and intervertebral joints
What positioning landmark is located at the level of the interspace between the second and third t-spine? jugular notch
The sternoclavicular joints are best demonstrated in what position? with or without weights? PA erect with AND without weights
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