Lower Limb Comp Monday

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MYKE
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249270
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Lower Limb Comp Monday
Updated:
2013-11-26 23:29:55
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PLANTODORSAL AXIAL PROJECTION LOWER LIMB—CALCANEUS
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PLANTODORSAL (AXIAL) PROJECTION: LOWER LIMB—CALCANEUS
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  1. Minimum SID—
    40 inches
  2. IR size—
    • (8 × 10 inches),
    • lengthwise
  3. Kvp Range
    Digital systems—70 to 75 kV range
  4. Part Position
    • • Center and align ankle joint to CR .
    • • Dorsiflex foot so that plantar surface is near perpendicular to IR.
  5. CR
    • • Direct CR to base of third metatarsal to emerge at a level just distal to lateral malleolus.
    • • Angle CR 40° cephalad from long axis of foot o
  6. Recommended Collimation
    Collimate closely to region of calcaneus.
  7. Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • Entire calcaneus should be visualized from tuberosity posteriorly to talocalcaneal joint anteriorly.

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