Radiography Section（Hongo & Komaba Campuses）
About our office
We carry out chest x-ray examinations during the students and staff health check-ups and various other radiographic examinations upon request from the doctors of the Health Service Centers.
|Hongo office||Komaba office|
Chest X-ray examination during the health check-ups for students/staff
Chest x-ray examination is included in the items for health check-ups of students and staff. The following are the merits of having a chest examination using x-ray.
- Chest x-ray is an effective examination for discovering infections in the lung. Taking the annual inspections allow us to compare your old and new chest X-rays for diagnosis.
- Tuberculosis (TB) is not an illness of the past, all of us are still at risk of becoming infected. If we find indication of infectious disease like TB from your X-ray, we will be able to provide appropriate care and treatment to you and the campus community. Please be assured that you will not be abused because of your illness.
- Health certificates are issued by the health service section on request. However, only those who have had the latest routine health check-ups are eligible to receive health certificates. You will not be able to have chest x-rays as part of the health check-up after the end of the health check-up periods.
Our request for you
Depending on the parts of the body to be examined, you will requested to remove or change your clothing. We have some plain-colored T-shirts and shorts which you may borrow, but these are limited in number. Please make sure to bring your own for the health check-ups.
Also please read the steps for chest x-ray examinations given below.
Please keep your valuables with you. Please put only small amount of your valuables in your pockets.
Steps for chest x-ray during the health check-ups.
○Wear slip-on clothing.
For women, please bring a plain-colored thin T-shirt. Please remove the following items; clothing with buttons, metals, adjusters, plastics, beads, pasties, embroidery, colored-print, bras and bra-top shirt, clothing with lame・lace・gather. Also one-piece dress is not a suitable attire for this inspection. People with long hair are requested to bring elastics or clips for their hair.
○Please let us know if you are pregnant, or suspect you may be pregnant before your examination. １） Preparation of dress - Wear white or plain-colored T-shirt. Arrange your hair above your ears.
|Plain-colored T-shirt||Arrange your hair above your ears.|
３）Get dressed and go to the next examination. Please make sure to take all your belongings with you.
＜Information on x-ray exposure＞
Website of National Institute of Radiological Sciences
http://www.nirs.qst.go.jp/data/pdf/hayamizu/e/20160401.pdf (Outside of our website.)