Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: constellation

  • X-ray art

    Byung Kook Kwak Chung-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,…