X-rays play an integral part in imaging, due to their affordability and availability when compared to CT and MRI, their relatively lower radiation dose when compared to CT, and their speed and familiarity when compared to MRI.
After reviewing this article, the student should be able to:
- Explain the limitations and dosage of radiation exposure.
- Define the imaging techniques for diagnosis of bone disease.
- Identify when and when not conventional X-Rays should be performed.