Friday 14th December 2018

X Ray

xray

This is a painless procedure carried out mainly to examine the bones, though soft tissue can also be examined.

There are several examinations done in plain x ray among which are;

  • Chest x-ray
  • X-ray of the spine
    • Cervical X-Ray
    • Thoraco-lumber X-Ray
    • Lumber X-ay
    • Lumbo-sacral X-Ray
    • Sacral X-Ray
  • X-ray of the extremities
    • Hand
    • Wrist
    • Fore arm
    • Elbow
    • Humerus
    • Foot
    • Ankle
    • Tibia-fibula
    • Knee
    • Femur
  • Pelvic xray
    • Hip
    • Coccyx
  • Shoulder xray
    • Clavicle
    • Scapula
  • Abdominal x-ray
  • Contrast studies
    • HSG
    • CUG
    • IVP
    • Ba meal
    • Ba swallow
    • Ba meal + follow through
    • Ba enema
    • Among others.