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postioning ch 8

radiographic positioning, femur and pelvis

QuestionAnswer
How much is the leg rotated for an AP Femur projection? 5 degrees
How much is the knee flexed for the lateral femur projection? 45 degrees
How are the legs rotated for an AP pelvis projection? internally 15-20 degrees
Where is the CR directed for an AP pelvis? mid way between the level of the ASISs and Symphysis Pubis.
How is the patient positioned for a AP bilateral frog leg projection? Feet plantar surface together, with each femur abducted 40-45 degrees
Where is the CR centered for a AP bilateral frog leg projection of the pelvis? 3 inches below ASIS
How is the patient laying for AP axial outlet projection of the Pelvis? supine
What is another name for the AP bilateral frog projection? modified cleaves projection
What is another name for the AP axial outlet projection of the pelvis? Taylor Method
How is the CR angled for the AP axial outlet projection of the pelvis? 20-35 degrees cephalad for males and30-45 degrees for females
Where is the CR centered for the AP axial outlet projection of the pelvis (taylor)? 1-2 inches distal to the symphysis pubis
How is the patient laying for an AP axial inlet projection of the pelvis? supine
How is the CR angled for the AP axial inlet projection of the pelvis? 40 degrees caudad
Where is the CR centered for the AP axial inlet projection of the pelvis? Mid line point at level of ASIS
What is another name for the posterior oblique pelvis projection of the acetabulum? Judet method
How is the patient positioned for the posterior oblique pelvis projection of the acetabulum? Obliqued 45 degrees with affected side down
Where is the CR centered for the posterior oblique pelvis projection of the acetabulum? 2 inches distal and 2 inches medial to downside ASIS
What is another name for the PA axial oblique projection of the acetabulum? Teufel method
How is the patient positioned for a PA axial oblique projection of the acetabulum? 35-40 degree anterior oblique with affected side down
Where is the CR centered for the PA axial oblique projection of the acetabulum (teufel method)? 1 inch superior to the level of the greater trochanter, about 2 inches lateral to the midsagittal plane.
How much is the CR angled for the teufel method? 12 degrees cephalad
How is the patient laying for the AP unilateral hip projection? supine
How much is the leg rotated for the AP unilateral hip projection? 15-20 degrees internally
Where is the CR centered for the AP unilateral hip projection? 1-2 inches distal to the midfemoral neck
What is another name for the Axiolateral inferosuperior hip projection? Danelius- Miller Method
How is the patient positioned for the axiolateral inferosuperior hip projection (danelius- miller)? Supine with unaffected leg elevated and flexed, with affected leg rotated internally 15-20 degrees
What is another name for the unilateral frog projection of the hip? Modified Cleaves method
What is another name for the modified axiolateral, possible trauma hip projection? Clements- Nakayama method
How is the patient laying for the modified axiolateral possible trauma hip projection (Clements- nakayama)? supine
Where is the cassette placed for the clements- nakayama projection? tilted 15 degrees from horizontal, perpendicular to femoral neck
Where is the CR positioned for the clements- nakayama projection? mediolaterally to neck of femur, centered to femoral neck, angled posteriorly 15-20 degrees
Where is the CR directed for the original cleaves method? parallel to the long axis of femoral shaft
How much is the CR angles for the original cleaves method? 25-45 degrees cephalic
Where do you center for the original cleaves method? symphysis pubis
How is the patient laying for the PA projection of the pubis? prone
Where do you center for the PA projection of the pubis? level of the greater trochanter and midsagittal plane
Created by: jenny.dvorak