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Can an xray be done of the lungs? Is that what pa laterel chest xray means.

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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology

In brief: Of course

The chest x-ray is the most frequent radiology exam performed in the us.
Pa refers to posterior to anterior. Which is the path of thebeam through your body. Lateral means the beam goes from one side of you to the other. With these 2 views you can look for problems with the heart, lungs and blood vessels in the chest.

In brief: Of course

The chest x-ray is the most frequent radiology exam performed in the us.
Pa refers to posterior to anterior. Which is the path of thebeam through your body. Lateral means the beam goes from one side of you to the other. With these 2 views you can look for problems with the heart, lungs and blood vessels in the chest.
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