Conventional Radiology


  • A technique where x-rays produced by x-ray machines are used to obtain images of the internal structures of the body.
  • Medical imaging helps physicians to diagnose multiple different medical conditions.
  • Bone, air and soft tissue outlines can be visualised.
  • During some special radiological examinations contrast material is administered orally, into a body cavity, or into a blood vessel to demonstrate or delineate specific body structures, which may otherwise be difficult or impossible to see.
  • Some contrast materials contain iodine and it is important to notify the radiographer if you are allergic to iodine.

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The original art of medical imaging used to non invasive diagnose medical conditions.

Portable x-ray examination:

An x-ray procedure performed at the patient’s bed-side or in theatre with a mobile (movable) x-ray machine.

X-ray examination in the emergency room (ER):

X-ray examinations done in the casualty department/ER on badly injured, or other critically ill patients, who are not stable enough to be examined in the radiology department.

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