Digital radiography, or x-ray, is one of the most significant advances in medical history. Digital x-ray is a form of
x-ray imaging, where digital x-ray sensors are used instead of traditional photographic film. In place of x-ray film, a digital image capture device is used to record the x-ray image and make it available as a digital file that can be presented for interpretation.
The most common use of x-rays is to identify and treat bone fractures. It is particularly beneficial in emergency situations.
X-ray images of the skull, spine, joints and extremities can show even very fine hairline fractures or chips. After treatment, a bone x-ray can be done to ensure that the fracture has been properly aligned and stabilized for healing.
X-ray is a fast and easy procedure. Patients will experience no discomfort or side effects from their examination and are allowed to leave immediately following their x-ray exam.
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