Diagnostic X-Ray and Fluoroscopy

Digital X-ray, also called radiography, produces a two-dimensional image of the inside of the body. An X-ray is often used to study bones and soft tissue. Images are used to assist with patient diagnosis.

Fluoroscopy, also called motion X-ray, produces a moving image of the body’s functioning organs. During a fluoroscopy procedure, X-rays are passed through the body and received by an image intensifier. The image intensifier converts the X-rays to a visible, moving image on a monitor. Fluoroscopy is used as a diagnostic tool as well as to guide instruments through the body for certain medical procedures.

Diagnostic X-Ray and Fluoroscopy Resources

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Though I was scared, the staff really put me at ease. When it was time for my appointment, I knew that I was their most important patient.
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Patient Education

Fluoroscopy equipment typically includes a table with an X-ray mounted beneath it. An image intensifier, which receives X-rays after they have passed through the body, is suspended above the table. The image intensifier is connected to a monitor where the video fluoroscopy (motion X-ray) can be viewed. Patients lie on the open table during the exam. Fluoroscopy uses low-dose X-rays, minimizing the amount of radiation used during a fluoroscopy exam.