Today, through this modernization of radiography, the medical community is provided with essential information regarding bone diseases. Digitalization of that process makes it even easier to control the radiation dose and exposure to the X-rays as well as the image quality. The main advantages of radiography in bone disease diagnosis are its cost, availability and low radiation exposure compared to CT imaging.
After reviewing this article, the student should be able to:
- Explain the radiological instructions of technique, dosage, image quality, and assessment.
- Define the most common bone diseases.
- Identify the differences in imaging modalities for bone disease.