Chest X-Ray

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Last Updated: 08 May 2022
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A chest X-ray is an imaging test that takes an image of the chest and can assist physicians identify cardiovascular disease, lung disease, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, broken bones, lymph node issues, and much more. It is used to review the lungs, heart and chest wall and may be used to assist identify shortness of breath, persistent coughing, fever, chest pain or injury. Since chest x-ray is very easy and fast, it is especially valuable in emergency medical diagnosis and treatment. If there is a possibility you are pregnant, inform your doctor and the engineer. You may be asked to put on a dress. The chest x-ray is the most typically executed diagnostic x-ray examination. A chest x-ray produces images of the heart, lungs, respiratory tracts, blood vessels and the bones of the back and chest. X-rays are the earliest and frequently used type of clinical imaging. The chest x-ray is executed to evaluate the lungs, heart and chest wall. A chest x-ray is normally the first imaging test used to assist identify symptoms such as: breathing difficulties; a consistent or bad coughing; chest pain or injury; fever. Physicians use the examination to assist keep track of or detect treatment for problems such as: pneumonia; cardiac arrest and other heart issues; emphysema; lung cancer; positioning of clinical tools; liquid or air collection around the lungs; other medical conditions.

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