Laminography; Planigraphy; Stratigraphy; Tomogram - chest
There is low radiation exposure. X-rays are monitored and regulated to provide the minimum amount of radiation exposure needed to produce the image. Most experts feel that the risk is low compared with the benefits. Pregnant women and children are more sensitive to the risks.
In the U.S., computed tomography (CT) has mostly replaced the use of this technique.
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