When I Stand Up Having Pain In Chest?

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Definition

A chest x-ray is an x-ray of the chest, lungs, heart, large arteries, ribs, and diaphragm.


Alternative Names

Chest radiography; Serial chest x-ray; X-ray - chest


How the test is performed

The test is performed in a hospital radiology department or in the health care provider's office by an x-ray technician. Two views are usually taken: one in which the x-rays pass through the chest from the back (posterior-anterior view), and one in which the x-rays pass through the chest from one side to...

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