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Body Habitus Used in Radiographic Imaging

Body habitus refers to the body’s physical appearance, it is also referred to as  Body built Sthenic ü  athletic build ü  average ü  similar to hypersthenic but modified by elongation of abdomen and thorax ü  50% of population   Hypersthenic ü  body is large and heavy ü  bony...
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Techniques of Contrast Media Administration

Before contrast media is withdrawn from any vial or bottle, confirmation of the correct contents of the container, route of administration, amount to be administered, and expiration date is imperative. Water-soluble, iodinated contrast media is used for radiographic examinations of the urinary system. This type of contrast medium...
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Fast Facts On Different Skull Shapes

Did you know that human skull has different shapes? For Radiologic Technologists and Radiologists, identifying these differences in the shape of the skull is vital especially during radiographic positioning technique. Below are the most common Skull shapes and their brief description: Mesocephaly – average type of skull Brachycephaly...
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