Depending on which body region to be examined, you will be asked to place themselves at the X-ray machine, to set or lie down on the examination table.To protect the radiation-sensitive germ cells give you a lead guard is folded. While the X-ray image is created – this often takes just seconds – you should not move.

Do not be surprised when the doctor and his assistants leave the room while the X-ray examination. Due to the many studies that they carry out, they would be otherwise encumbered with a too high dose.

Depending on which body region to be examined, it may be that you will get a contrast agent. This you can get either to drink or administered as an infusion. Whether a contrast medium is necessary to you, your doctor will discuss in advance the investigation with you.