Diagnostic X-Rays

The practice of Radiology began with the discovery of the x-ray in 1895 by the German physics professor Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. X-ray has improved over the centuries and still remains a critically important modality. It is especially useful for viewing the skeletal system but also is commonly used in the chest to detect such diseases as lung cancer and pulmonary edema. X-ray can often view blockages in the abdomen.