Veterinary Radiography Ch 16

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Lavin Ch 16


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  • 1. 
    Which of  the following  is  true?
    • A. 

      Any positioning device(s) superimposed on an area of interest must be radiodense.

    • B. 

      Any positioning device(s) superimposed on an area of interest must be radiolucent.

    • C. 

      Disk spaces must be near parallel to the table top for a diagnostic radiograph of the vertebral column.

    • D. 

      Using positioning devices under the thoracolumbar area is usually necessary for a lateral view of the spine.

  • 2. 
    What is  the  field  of  view for  the cervical spine?
    • A. 

      Base of the skull, entire cervical spine, and first few thoracic vertebrae

    • B. 

      Base of the skull and first few thoracic vertebrae

    • C. 

      Base of the skull and cervical vertebrae

    • D. 

      Skull, cervical vertebrae, and first few thoracic vertebrae

  • 3. 
    Where is  the measurement taken for a hyperextended lateral view of  the cervical spine?
    • A. 

      CS-6

    • B. 

      C6-7

    • C. 

      T2-3

    • D. 

      T-1 (thoracic inlet)

  • 4. 
    What indicates that a thoracic radiograph is  in a true ventrodorsal position?
    • A. 

      Humeri are parallel.

    • B. 

      The heart is parallel on either side of the thoracic spine

    • C. 

      The sternum is superimposed over the thoracic spine

    • D. 

      The sixth rib is superimposed over the scapulo- humeral joint.

  • 5. 
    Which of  the following  is  true?
    • A. 

      For a flexed lateral view of the cervical spine, the head should be pulled cranially.

    • B. 

      For an extended lateral view of the cervical spine, the head should be pulled caudally.

    • C. 

      For a flexed lateral view of the cervical spine, the head is pulled caudally.

    • D. 

      For an extended lateral view of the cervical spine, the head is extended rostrally.

  • 6. 
    Where should the measurement be  taken for a lateral view of  the  thoracic spine?
    • A. 

      Seventh thoracic vertebra

    • B. 

      Sixth thoracic vertebra

    • C. 

      Eighth thoracic vertebra

    • D. 

      Thickest area of the thorax

  • 7. 
    Which vertebrae must be  included  in  a ventrodorsal view of  the  thoracolumbar spine?
    • A. 

      Tll-L3

    • B. 

      Tll-L2

    • C. 

      T12-L2

    • D. 

      All of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae

  • 8. 
    How should  the  rear  limbs  be  positioned  during  a lateral lumbar view?
    • A. 

      Pulled cranially

    • B. 

      Pulled caudally

    • C. 

      Frog-leg

    • D. 

      The limb closest to the cassette is pulled slighdy cranially

  • 9. 
    At what angle should the x-ray tube be positioned for a ventrodorsal view of  the sacrum?
    • A. 

      30 degrees toward the tail

    • B. 

      20 degrees toward the head

    • C. 

      30 degrees toward the head

    • D. 

      40 degrees toward the tail

  • 10. 
    Where  should  the  cassette  be  placed  for  a  ventro- dorsal view of  the caudal spinal?
    • A. 

      Under the sacrum

    • B. 

      In the Bucky tray

    • C. 

      On the tabletop

    • D. 

      Perpendicular to the table top

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