Chest X-Ray

Description

This is a simple chest X-ray. The exam should take only a few minutes and usually requires two or three exposures. It will help us to determine lung function and/or other diseases that might affect the lung.

Possible risks

You are exposed to small amounts of radiation. (If you are pregnant, tell us before the X-ray.)

Preparation

No restrictions of diet, fluids or medications exist for this examination.