Radiography – Xray
Radiography/ X-rays are the oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging. X-ray uses a very small dose of radiation to produce pictures of the body's internal structures. The images show the parts of your body in different shades of black and white. This is because different tissues absorb different amounts of radiation
They are often used to help diagnosed fractured bones, look for injury or infection and to locate foreign objects in soft tissue.
Some x-ray exams may use an iodine-based contrast material or barium to help improve the visibility of specific organs, blood vessels, tissues or bone