Diagnosis of Fractures and Bone Injuries: X-rays are used to assess the integrity of bones and detect fractures, dislocations, or other bone injuries.
Tumor Detection: X-rays can help identify tumors or abnormal masses in different parts of the body.
Diagnosis of Lung Diseases: Chest X-rays are essential for diagnosing lung conditions such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and lung cancer.
Infection Detection: X-rays can be used to identify infections in various parts of the body, such as sinusitis, soft tissue infections, or abscesses.
Evaluation of Heart Diseases: X-ray angiography studies are used to evaluate the cardiovascular system and detect blockages in the coronary arteries.
Visualization of Internal Organs: X-rays are also employed to visualize internal organs, such as the digestive system (barium studies), kidneys (urography), and the vascular system.
Guidance in Medical Procedures: X-rays are used to guide medical procedures, such as catheter insertion, drainage, or the placement of medical devices.
Control and Monitoring of Chronic Diseases: In some chronic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, X-rays can be used to assess the progression of the disease and joint damage.
Dental Studies: Dental X-rays are essential for dental diagnosis and treatment, including the detection of cavities, gum diseases, and dental issues.
Evaluation of Vertebral Fractures: Spinal X-rays are useful for diagnosing vertebral fractures and spine problems.