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RADT 456: Img. Pro.

ARRT registry review covering imaging procedures

QuestionAnswer
What does the term valgus refer to? turned outward
In which position will the coronoid process be visualized in profile? medial oblique elbow
Widening of the intercostal spaces is characteristic of what condition? emphysema
Which position of the foot will best demonstrate the longitudinal arch? lateral weight-bearing
How should an exposure be made to best visualize the lower ribs? on expiration
In what position is a frontal view of the sternum best accomplished? RAO
What is the name of the condition that results in the forward slipping of one vertebra on the one below it? spondylolisthesis
What position is most likely to place the right kidney parallel to the IR? LPO
Which position is required to demonstrate small amounts of air in the peritoneal cavity? lateral decubitus, affected side up
What is the condition that results from a persistent fetal foramen ovale? an atrial septal defect
What projection will best demonstrate subacromial or subcoracoid dislocation? PA oblique scapular Y
What position describes a patient recumbent on the x-ray table with the head lower than the feet? Trendelenburg
In what projection of the foot are the interspaces between the first and second cuneiforms best demonstrated? lateral oblique
What is the approximate level of the sternal angle? T5
In what position must the patient be in to demonstrate esophageal varices? recumbent
What is the tissue that occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone in an adult? yellow marrow
What projection of the ankle would best demonstrate the mortise? medial oblique 15 to 20 degrees
Which position of the shoulder demonstrates the lesser tubercle in profile medially? internal rotation
What type of fracture describes a small bony fragment pulled from a bony process? avulsion fracture
What portion of the humerus articulates with the ulna to help form the elbow joint? trochlea
What is the term for movement of a part toward the midline of the body? adduction
What is the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures? bregma
What is the name for an injury to a structure located on the side opposite that of the primary injury? contrecoup
In which projection are the articular facets of L5-S1 best demonstrated? 30-degree oblique
Why should the patient's chin be elevated during chest radiography? to avoid superimposition on the apices
What is the secondary center of ossification in long bones? epiphysis
In what projection would medial displacement of a tibial fracture be best demonstrated? AP projection
In which position are all elbow fat pads demonstrated? lateral
In which type of fracture are the splintered ends of bone forced through the skin? compound
Which body habitus is characterized by a long and narrow thoracic cavity and low midline stomach and gallbladder? asthenic
Created by: jess07