AP Leg Lateral Leg And AP Knee

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MYKE
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247125
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AP Leg Lateral Leg And AP Knee
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2013-11-15 23:55:09
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  1. AP PROJECTION: LEG 
    Minimum SID—
    40 inches  to 48
  2. AP PROJECTION: LEG

    IR size—
    35 × 43cm (14 × 17)
  3. AP PROJECTION: LEG 
    Kv Range
    • Analog—70 ± 5 kV range  
    • Digital systems—70 to 80 kV range
  4. AP PROJECTION: LEG
    Anatomy Demonstrated: A,B,C,
    • A-Entire tibia and fibula
    • B-must include ankle 
    • C- Must Include Knee Joint
  5. AP PROJECTION: LEG
    Center to
    Middle Of leg
  6. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    Minimum SID—
    40 inches to 48 inches
  7. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    IR size—
    • 35 × 43 cm (14 × 17 inches),
    • lengthwise or diagonal
  8. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    Kv Range
    • Analog—70 ± 5 kV range
    • Digital systems—70 to 80 kV range
  9. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    Patient Position
    Place patient in the lateral recumbent position, injured side down; the opposite leg may be placed behind the affected leg and supported with a pillow or sandbags.
  10. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    CR Centered To
    CR perpendicular to IR, directed to midpoint of leg
  11. LATERAL PROJECTION: LEG
    Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • Entire tibia and fibula
    • must include ankle Joint
    • knee jointsJoint
  12. AP PROJECTION: KNEE
    Kv Range
    • Analog -(70±5kV)
    • Digital systems—70 to 85 kV range
  13. AP PROJECTION: KNEE 

    Part Position
    Rotate leg internally 3° to 5° for true AP knee (or until interepicondylar line is parallel to plane of IR).
  14. AP PROJECTION: KNEE 
    No Gid Or Grid
    Use Grid or Bucky More Than 10cm
  15. AP PROJECTION: LEG
    No Grid Or Grid
    No Grid Less Than 10cm
  16. AP PROJECTION: KNEE 

    Center CR To
    Direct CR to a point 12 inch (1.25 cm) distal to apex of patella.
  17. AP PROJECTION: KNEE 
    Angle CR At What Degrees
    A
    B
    C
    • A-3° to 5° caudad (thin thighs and buttocks)
    • B-0° angle (average thighs and buttocks)  
    • C-3° to 5° cephalad (thick thighs and buttocks)
  18. AP PROJECTION: KNEE 

    Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • • Distal femur and proximal tibia and fibula are shown.
    • • Femorotibial joint space should be open,

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