The xray beam goes from anterior to posterior direction. For example in an anteroposterior view of chest, the beam would hit the patient from front side and cassette would be placed on the back. This is one of the common views ordered in radiography.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.