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Ch 8 Vertebralcolumn


Cspine Ap Projection open mouth (alber-schonberg method) TB 30" SID Center at the level of axis Using upper incisor and mastiod tip perpendicular to IR 8x10
CSpine Ap Axial TB or UB 15-20 Cephalic @the level of C4 8x10
CSpine lateral UB 10x12 60-72 SID At the level of C4
Cspine ap axial oblique (rpo/lpo) tb or ub 60-72 sid 15-20 cephalic @ level of C4 (inverv. foramina farthest from IR)
Cspine PA axial obliqe (rao/Lao) tb or ub 60-72 sid 15-20 Caudal @ level of C4 (interv. foramina closest to IR)
Cervicothracic region :lateral Projection (swimmers) 10x12 TB or UB At c7-t1 interspace Horizontal beam or 3-5 caudal 5-15 for broad shoulders
Thoracic Spine: Ap projection TB,UB at level of t7 perpendicular IR 14x17
Tspine: lateral Projection TB, UB @ level of T7 centered posterior half of thorax
Lspine AP projection UB, TB @L4( level of crest 48in SID *if Lspine only @ L3 (1 1/2 inches above crest)
Lumbar spine: lateral Projection UB, TB @ L4 angel 5 caudal for men 8 for women if no sponge used
Lspine -Spot Tb @2"posterior ASIS and 1 1/2 inferior to illiac crest 5 degree angle for men 8 for women
Lspine ap oblique Projection (rpo/Lpo) tb or UB 45 obliquity 2' medial elevated ASIS and 1 1/2 above iliac crest joints closest to IR
lspine Pa obliqe projection (rao/lao) Tb Ub 45 obliquity 1 1/2 above iliac crest and 2" lateral of spions process on elevated side
Lumbosacral Junction And sacroiliac Joints: ap axial projection
Created by: jmen16