Utility Comparison of Chest Lateral Decubitus Projection with AP and PA Position
흉부 측와위 촬영 시 전후방향과 후전방향 검사의 유용성 비교

Guirack Choi
2013 Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology  
Chest lateral decubitus radiation exposure PA be carried out in general, but emergency patient or the patient's discomfort in the body examination had a lot of inconvenience. In this study, we compared AP and PA image quality, patient safety, and analysis of the examination effectiveness between the two tests was to evaluate the usefulness. Pleurisy or pneumothorax in patients with suspected or diagnosed chest lateral decubitus radiation exposure 30 consecutive patients (male 20 patients, 10
more » ... ales) were included in the study. Image quality evaluation method microstructure of lung, wide areas of diagnosis, a clear air-fluid interface, the patient rotate, cardiac shadow and sharp diaphragmatic was based on Department of Radiology specialist, division of pulmonology resident blind test was evaluated by four people. Chest decubitus by radiation exposure the AP and PA position examination the usefulness of comparative analysis Image quality in the AP and PA, whereas there was no significant difference in attitude, Stability of the patient and Radiation's examination efficiency AP position compared to the position of PA scores were higher. PA position does not require a examination may be of AP position in a position to suggest that.
doi:10.7742/jksr.2013.7.3.233 fatcat:mt7dod2za5fmhnpyud47ovtzby