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Merrills Ch 10 pt 2

Thoracic Viscera- pt 2 of 2

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For PA chest, what IR is used? For hypersthenic patients? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕; ↔ for hypersthenic patient
What is the SID for a PA chest? 72" (183 cm)
Preferred patient position for PA chest upright
Location of IR for PA chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ shoulders
Area of interest of PA chest thoracic viscera
plane centered to midline of IR for PA chest midsagittal
For PA chest, positioning maneuver that prevents superimposition of scapulae over lungs Patient's arms flexed & posterior hands low on the hips
For PA chest, positioning of shoulders below apices depress & rotate
Respiration for PA chest Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
CR for PA chest ⊥ to center of IR @ T7
For lateral chest, what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
What is the SID for a lateral chest? 72" SID (183 cm)
Ⓡ lateral chest radiograph best demonstrates Ⓡ lung
Ⓛ lateral chest radiograph best demonstrates ♡ & Ⓛ lung
For lateral chest, body plane ‖ to IR midsagittal
For lateral chest, body plane ⊥ & CTR to IR midcoronal
Location of IR for lateral chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ shoulders
Respiration for lateral chest Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
CR for lateral chest ⊥ to center of IR @ T7
lateral chest position used to demonstrate: ♡, aorta & Ⓛ-sided pulmonary lesions
What is the SID for a PA oblique chest? 72" SID (183 cm)
Location of IR for PA oblique chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ C7
Area of interest for PA oblique chest side AWAY from IR
Patient position for PA oblique chest standing or seated upright
Body rotation for PA oblique chest, RAO 45° ∠
Body rotation for PA oblique chest, LAO 45° ∠
Body rotation for PA oblique chest, cardiac series 55- 60° ∠
Respiration for PA oblique chest, LAO Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
Respiration for PA oblique chest, RAO Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
CR for PA oblique chest, LAO ⊥ to center of IR @ T7
CR for PA oblique chest, RAO ⊥ to center of IR @ T7
Position of PA oblique chest that best images Ⓛ atrium, anterior portion of apex of Ⓛ ventricle, and Ⓡ retrocardiac space RAO
Position of PA oblique chest that demonstrates maximum area of Ⓡ lung field LAO
Position of PA oblique chest that demonstrates maximum area of Ⓛ lung field RAO
Body rotation for PA oblique chest, pulmonary study 10- 20° ∠ from RAO or LAO
True or false? For PA oblique chest, only the RAO position is routinely used during cardiac studies with barium. False; both RAO & LAO are used
True of false? For AP chest & AP oblique chest, RPO/LPO positions: these projections are used alternatively or supplementary to prone positions. True
Area of interest for AP oblique chest side closest to IR
For PA oblique chest, what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
For AP oblique chest, what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
Patient position for lateral chest upright, seated or standing
What is the SID for an AP oblique chest? 72" SID (183 cm)
Patient position for AP oblique chest supine, upright or recumbent
Location of IR for AP oblique chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ C7 or 5" (12.7 cm) ↑ jugular notch
Body rotation for AP oblique chest, RPO 45° ∠
Body rotation for AP oblique chest, LPO 45° ∠
Respiration for AP oblique chest, RPO Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
Respiration for AP oblique chest, LPO Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
CR for AP oblique chest, RPO ⊥ to center of IR @ 3" (7.6 cm) ↓ jugular notch (exit @ T7)
CR for AP oblique chest, LPO ⊥ to center of IR @ 3" (7.6 cm) ↓ jugular notch (exit @ T7)
Position of AP oblique chest that demonstrates maximum area of Ⓛ lung LPO
Position of AP oblique chest that demonstrates maximum area of Ⓡ lung RPO
What is the SID for an AP chest? 72" (183 cm) or 60" (150 cm)
For AP chest, what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
Patient position for AP chest supine or upright
Location of IR for AP chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ shoulders
CR for AP chest ⊥ to sternum & center of IR @ 3" (7.6 cm) ↓ jugular notch
Respiration for AP chest Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
When is the CR of an AP chest NOT ⊥? When freeing basal portion of lung fields from superimposition; CR 30° caudal
What are the positions for an AP axial chest? Lordotic or oblique lordotic LPO/RPO
What is an AP axial & AP axial oblique chest also referred to as? Lindblom method
For AP axial chest (Lindblom method) what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
Patient position for AP axial & AP axial oblique chest (Lindblom method) upright 1 ft in front of vertical bucky & leaned backward in extreme lordosis
Location of IR for AP axial & AP axial oblique chest (Lindblom method) Top of IR 3" (7.6 cm) ↑ shoulders
CR for AP axial & AP axial oblique chest (Lindblom method) ⊥ to center of IR @ level of midsternum
Respiration for AP axial & AP axial oblique chest (Lindblom method) Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
Body rotation for AP axial oblique chest, LPO lordotic (Lindblom method) 30° ∠
Body rotation for AP axial oblique chest, RPO lordotic (Lindblom method) 30° ∠
For AP axial chest, lordotic position (Lindblom method) body plane ⊥ & CTR to IR midsagittal
Area of interest of AP axial chest, lordotic & oblique lordotic positions (Lindblom method) pulmonary apices & apex of affected side lung
What is the SID for an AP or PA, lateral decubitus chest? 72" (183 cm)
For AP or PA, lateral decubitus chest, what IR is used? 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
Patient position for AP or PA, lateral decubitus chest lateral decubitus; lying on affected side for fluid or on unaffected side for free air
Location of IR for AP or PA, lateral decubitus chest Top of IR 1½- 2" (3.8- 5cm) ↑ shoulders
CR for AP, lateral decubitus chest Horizontal & ⊥ to center of IR @ 3" (7.6 cm) ↓ jugular notch
CR for PA, lateral decubitus chest Horizontal & ⊥ to center of IR @ T7
Respiration for AP or PA, lateral decubitus chest Suspend upon 2nd full inspiration
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