Lower Limb Comp Monday

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Author:
MYKE
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249271
Filename:
Lower Limb Comp Monday
Updated:
2013-11-26 23:56:10
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LATERAL MEDIOLATERAL PROJECTION LOWER LIMB—CALCANEUS
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LATERAL-MEDIOLATERAL 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—60 to 70 kV range
  4. Patient Position
    Place patient in lateral recumbent position, affected side down. Provide a pillow for patient’s head. Flex knee of affected limb about 45°; place opposite leg behind injured limb.
  5. CR•
    CR perpendicular to IR, directed to a point 1 inch (2.5 cm) inferior to medial malleolus
  6. Recommended Collimation
    Collimate to outer skin margins to include ankle joint proximally and entire calcaneus.
  7. Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • Calcaneus is demonstrated in profile with talus and distal tibia-fibula demonstrated superiorly and navicular and open joint space of the calcaneus and cuboid demonstrated distally.

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