X-ray Chest Decubitus Left - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray Chest Decubitus Left

What is an X-ray Chest Left LAT Decubitus View Test?

The X-ray Chest Left LAT Decubitus View is a test that shows the collar bone, breastbone, ribs, shoulder blade, and muscles around the shoulder blade. It also helps to imagine the lungs, airways, heart, food pipe, and diaphragm inside the chest.

Why is it done? 

  • Diagnose chest wall fractures (including the collar bone, breastbone, ribs, and shoulder blade).
  • To identify lung infections, tumors, or pneumothorax (the presence of air between the lungs and chest wall).
  • To identify heart issues such as hypertrophy, fluid surrounding the heart, or valve problems.
  • To identify esophageal infections, inflammations, or abnormal growth.
  • Diagnosing diaphragm perforation (by the presence of free air in the chest)
  • To identify chest wall or organ birth defects.

What is the procedure for the Chest Left LAT Decubitus View Radiograph Test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • No preparation is needed. You should wear loose-fitting clothing.
  • Notify your technician if you are pregnant, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Chest Left LAT Decubitus View Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Chest Left LAT Decubitus View Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.



Test Type X-ray Chest Decubitus Left
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription if any
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

4-6 hours

Test Price: ₹ 350
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