X-ray exam: easy, quick and informative
An X-ray scan is considered the classic amongst medical imaging procedures. An X-ray exam is informative, quick and easy and can give first indications of disease, which can be confirmed further with other diagnostic procedures.
At Radiologie Prien, we use a modern form of the conventional X-ray: something known as digital X-ray. The X-ray radiation passing through the body is measured with an electronic sensor or image plate and then converted into digital signals. Incorrect exposures are thus eliminated.
The X-ray image is saved on the hard drive of a computer.
Things to note with X-ray exams:
- Bring old X-ray images and your X-ray data booklet with you to the exam
- There are no special preparations required for thorax images or scans of the skeleton.