Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Byung Kook Kwak

  • X-ray art

    Byung Kook KwakChung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea A radiologist uses medical imaging instruments to peer inside the human body in the search of abnormality, but the product of medical imaging, the x-ray, is also a form of photography. Like light, x-rays inherently sensitize a film or plate. As the x-ray penetrates an object, it transfers…