X-ray of the abdomen is a safe and non-invasive test that is used to diagnose the organs in the abdomen namely, intestine, and gall bladder, base of the lungs, liver and spleen. The test is used to diagnose where issues related to abdomen might be prevalent.
Why get tested?
This is test is used to diagnose the ailments related to the abdomen. Some of the uses of x-ray are:
Diagnosing obstruction in bowel
Abnormal size or contour of organs
Development of abnormal masses
This test includes
X-Ray Abdomen Erect View
Bowel preparation is one of the most vital preparations before this x-ray test. Carrying out this preparation is a combination of laxative, enemas, and diet control. However, these preparations are not to be administered in patients who are suspected of having ailments related to intestines such as bowel perforations and obstruction.