Lower Limb Comp Monday
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IR size & what Direction
- —(10 × 12 inches),
60 to 70 kV range
Place patient in the supine position; place pillow under patient’s head; legs should be fully extended
Medially 45 degrees
Rotate leg and foot medially 45°
CR Centered to
perpendicular to IR, directed to a point midway between malleoli
Collimate to include distal tibia and fibula to midmetatarsal area.
• Distal one-third of lower leg, malleoli, talus, and proximal half of metatarsals should be seen
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