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Radiology Positioning

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APOM FFD 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 No tube tilt
APOM best for for Jefferson Burst Fx, Dens and Atlas
APLC FFD 37 or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 Tube Tilt: 15 degrees Cephalic
Lateral Cervical Neutral FFD 72" Cassete Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 No Tube Tilt
Cervical Flexion FFD 72" Cassette Size: 10x12 No Tube Tilt
Cervical Extension FFD 72" Cassette Size: 10x12 No Tube Tilt
Preferred method to see cervical IVF's Anterior Cervical Oblique
RAO sees which IVF; LAO sees which IVF; RPO sees which IVF; LPO sees which IVF Right IVF; Left IVF; Left IVF; Right IVF
Anterior Cervical Oblique FFD 69" or 72" Cassette Size: 10x12 Tilt: 15 degrees caudal
On an anterior cervical oblique with right shoulder touching the grid which way does the neck rotate? Left shoulder which is the shoulder farthest from the grid.
Posterior Cervical Oblique FFD 69" or 72" Cassette Size: 10x12 Tilt: 15 degrees cephalic
On a posterior cervical oblique with the right shoulder touching the grid which way does the neck rotate? Right shoulder which is the shoulder touching the grid
What do you take a Swimmers x-ray view for? Lateral CT junction
Swimmer's View FFD: 39" or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 Tilt: 5 degrees caudal
Cervical Pillar View FFD: 33" or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 Tilt: 35 degrees cephalic
Head is rotated which way in the Pillar View? Away from side of interest
APT FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 7x17 or 14x17 No tube tilt
Breathing instructions for APT? Take a deep breath and hold
Lateral Thoracic FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 14x17 No tube tilt
PA Chest FFD: 72" Cassette Size: 14x17 No tube tilt
kVp and mAs for PA Chest view 100-125 kVp; 6-8 mAs
Breathing instructions for PA Chest Take a deep breath in, let it all out, take another deep breath and hold
Lateral Chest FFD: 72" Cassette Size: 14x17 No tube tilt
Patient position of lateral chest? Left side touching grid with arms flexed to 180 degrees.
AP lumbosacral FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 14x17 No Tube Tilt
Gonad shield location for men and woman for an AP lumbosacral? Below symphysis pubis for men and between the two ASIS for females.
Lateral Lumbar FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 14x17 No tube tilt
Central ray for lateral lumbar At or 1.5 inches above crest and between ASIS and PSIS
L5/S1 LS Spot View FFD: 34" or 40" Cassette Size: 10x12 Tube Tilt: 30 degrees cephalic (caudal if taken PA)
Lateral L5/S1 Spot View FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 8x10 or 10x12 No tube tilt
Anterior/posterior Lumbar Oblique FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 10x12 No Tube Tilt
AP Sacrum FFD: 37" or 40" Cassette Size: 10x12 TT: 15 degrees Cephalic
Central Ray of AP Sacrum? 2" above the Symphysis Pubis
AP Pelvis FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 14x17 No Tube Tilt
Standard Hip Views AP Hip, Frogleg Hip
AP Hip FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 10x12 No Tube Tilt
Frog Leg Lateral Hip FFD: 40" Cassette Size: 10x12 No tube tilt
Patient position for frog leg view Knee/hip flexed at 90 degrees, hip fully abducted and lateral aspect of knee toughing the grid.
Standard Knee Views AP Knee, Lateral Knee, Tunnel View
AP Knee FFD: 39" or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 TT: 5 degree cephalic
Central ray of AP Knee 1/2 inch distal to apex of patella
Patient Position of AP Knee Knee extended with foot turned inward 5 degrees
Lateral Knee FFD: 39" or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 TT: 5 degrees Cephalic
Patient Position of lateral knee Knee flexed 20-30 degrees and in the lateral recumbant position.
Tunnel Knee View(Homblad Method) FFD: 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 No tube tilt
Patient position of tunnel view(Homblad Method) Prone or on hand and knees with knee flexed 20-30 degrees to central ray
Tunnel Knee View(Camp-Coventry Method) FFD: 31" or 40" Cassette Size: Smallest, 8x10 or 10x12 TT: 45 degrees Caudal
Patient Position of tunnel view(Camp-Coventry Method) Patient lies prone with the affected knee flexed to 45 degrees with ankle supported
Standard Patella Views PA Patella, Lateral Patella and Tangential Patella
Tangential or sunrise patellar view FFD: 38" or 40" Cassette: Smallest TT: 10 degrees for full flexion of knee
Standard Ankle Views AP Ankle, Medial Oblique Ankle(Mortise), Lateral Ankle
Reason for AP Ankle Distal Tibia/Fibula, Talus and ankle joint
Position for AP Ankle Foot in dorsiflexion and internal rotation(5-15 degrees)
Position for Medial Oblique ankle view Ankle 90 degrees dorsiflexion and internal rotation 20-30 degrees
Standard Foot Views Dorsoplantar foot, medial oblique foot, lateral foot
AP Dorso foot FFD: 38" or 40" Tube Tilt: 10 degrees Cephalic
Medial Oblique foot FFD: 38" or 40" TT: 10 degrees cephalic
Patient position of medial oblique foot medial rotated 30 degrees
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