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Anterior Posterior (AP) position

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Anterior Posterior (AP) position is with the patients stomach facing the x-ray machine and the patients back towards the cassette. [1]

Reference

  1. Spencer B. Gay, M.D., Juan Olazagasti, M.D., Jack W. Higginbotham, M.D., Atul Gupta M.D., Alex Wurm M.D., Jonathan Nguyen M.D. "Introduction to Chest Radiology: Positioning." University of Virginia Health Sciences Center: Department of Radiology. http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/cxr/technique3chest.html

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