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Veterinary Radiography Ch 18

10 Questions
Veterinary Quizzes & Trivia

Ch. 18: Special procedures radiography in veterinary technology (4th ed. ) - Lisa M Lavin

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the disadvantage of using low-osmolar contrast media?
    • A. 

      Expense

    • B. 

      Short shelf life

    • C. 

      Can be used for myelography but not intravascularly

    • D. 

      Can be used intravascularly but not for myelography

  • 2. 
    The positive-contrast medium is completely insoluble in the gastrointestinal tract and is not absorbed by the abdomen or thorax if leakage occurs.
    • A. 

      Iohexol

    • B. 

      Propyliodone

    • C. 

      Barium sulfate

    • D. 

      Metrizamide

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      All patients who will receive a gastrointestinal contrast study must receive an enema

    • B. 

      General anesthesia and atropine are contraindicated for gastrointestinal contrast studies because of the degree to which they alter gastrointestinal motility

    • C. 

      If an enema is administered, the contrast radiograph should not be taken until at least 1 hour postadministration

  • 4. 
    Which view is contraindicated duiring an esophagography and why?
    • A. 

      Dorsoventral; contrast agent in the esophagus superimposed over the heart

    • B. 

      Left lateral; potential for aspiration

    • C. 

      Ventrodorsal; potential for aspiration

    • D. 

      Right lateral; contrast agent in the esophagus superimposed over the heart

  • 5. 
    Preparing a patient for an upper gastrointestinal study includes all of the following except:
    • A. 

      An enema 4 hours before the procedure as needed

    • B. 

      Fasting the patient for 12 - 24 hours

    • C. 

      Sedation as needed

    • D. 

      Administration of oral emetic such as hydrogen peroxide

  • 6. 
    What is the most diagnostic examinatino of the gastric mucosal lining?
    • A. 

      Double-contrast gastrogram

    • B. 

      Double-contrast upper gastrointestinal study

    • C. 

      Positive-contrast gastrogram

    • D. 

      Negative-contrast gastrogram

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a suitable agent to use as an enema before a lower gastrointestinal study?
    • A. 

      Barium sulfate

    • B. 

      Warm water

    • C. 

      Soapy water

    • D. 

      Mineral oil

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are recommended for performing intravenous pyelography?
    • A. 

      Placement of indwelling urinary catheter

    • B. 

      Fast 12 - 24 hours before

    • C. 

      Placement of abdominal pressure wrap during procedure

    • D. 

      Obtain urinary samples immediately after procedure

  • 9. 
    Which of teh following is the safest combinatino of agents to sue for a cystogram?
    • A. 

      Barium sulfate and carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Sodium iodide and nitrous oxide

    • C. 

      Triiodinated ionic compounds and carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Triiodinated ionic compounds and room air

  • 10. 
    What additional view can be helpful for assessing a positive-contrast cystogram, especially in a male patient?
    • A. 

      Lateral view with a horizontal beam

    • B. 

      Lateral cubitus

    • C. 

      Dorsoventral

    • D. 

      Oblique