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Chest X-Ray

A chest X-ray or a chest radiograph is a test that exposes the chest to small amounts of radiation in order to produce an image of the internal structure of the chest. A chest X-ray is a type of radiology test that involves placing an X-ray film against the body and a camera shoots out the X-ray radiation towards it.

The X-ray radiation is them absorbed partially by the body. Some body parts absorb a larger quantity of the radiation such as the bones. The absorption depends on the density and the composition of the organs. As a result of this partial absorption, an image of the different organs present in the chest cavity is formed on the X-ray film. Denser tissues such as the bones form a more distinct shadow on the film compared to the other less dense tissues such as the lungs.


Featured Chest X-Ray Providers Abroad


Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital

Changhua, Taiwan


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

Located in Lugang township of Taiwan Changhua County, Institutional Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital occupies 8.5 hectares with 1 underground floor, 7 above ground floors and 82688 square meter...

Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: ISO 9002, JCI, HA

Languages: Arabic, Thai, English, Chinese, Japanese, French, Vietnamese, Korean

JCI Accredited Hospital & Medical Tourism of Southeast Asia Samitivej is JCI accredited hospital, providing healthcare services in Thailand - recognized for its international award hospital servic...

Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of TCM

Shanghai, China


Languages: English, Chinese

Founded in July 1960, Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the four oldest TCM clinical centers in China. Over 50 years, Longhua hospital has been dedicated t...

Private Hospital Tsepeti

Crete, Greece


Languages: English, Greek

The hospital was founded in 1970, originally as a maternity hospital, by the famous gynecologist Sofoklis Tsepetis. This was the first and, remained so for a long time, the only clinic of its kind, in...

Clifford Hospital

Guangdong, China


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

Clifford Hospital is located in a vast and prosperous community that has a garden-like environment. The hospital has employed about 1,000 medical professionals, among them, more 100 are specialists, P...
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