Treatment Name: Diagnostic Tests: Chest X-rays

Treatment Type: Diagnostic Procedures

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Chest-X ray may help diagnose suspected heart or lung disease

DVM Ivana Vukasinovic



Posted Mar. 15, 2018

Thoracic X ray are recommended to any patients with trouble breathing.
Chest(thoracic) X-Ray is used to provide an image of bones, outlines of organs (lungs and heart).

Pulmonary disease change the opacity of lungs, usually increase it, and these changes are called lung patterns and they are a possible key, with other methods, that can lead us to proper diagnosis.

Congestive heart failure is inability to pump blood due to valve problems. It can be right or left side of heart. X-rays will show enlarged heart and congestion of lungs and/or lung edema.

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