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Alternate Names : X-Ray of the Chest, Chest Radiograph
Chest X-Ray | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values
Chest x-rays detect abnormalities of the lungs, heart, great blood vessels, chest wall, ribs, diaphragm and thoracic spine. The healthcare provider will discuss abnormal results with the individual.
Chest X-Ray: Preparation & Expectations
Author: James Compton, MD Reviewer: H. William Kelly, PharmD Date Reviewed: 09/04/01