Fluoroscopy

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Fluoroscopy

X-ray beam strikes a fluorescent screen. The light from the fluorescent screen is amplified by a sensitive electronic real time image  displayed in a video screen

Used intra-operatively – especially joint motion assessment, internal fixation or the location of foreign bodies.

Fluoroscopy with videotaping is useful to evaluate joint motion.

Lixiscope – portable fluoroscope

High radiation dose

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