Lower Limb Comp Monday

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Author:
MYKE
ID:
249650
Filename:
Lower Limb Comp Monday
Updated:
2013-11-29 22:50:42
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LATERAL MEDIOLATERAL Ankle
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LATERAL-MEDIOLATERAL ANKLE
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  1. IR size—
    • (10 × 12 inches),
    • lengthwise
  2. Kvp Range
    Digital systems—60 to 70 kV range
  3. Patient Position
    Place patient in the 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 to prevent over-rotation
  4. CR
    • perpendicular to IR,
    • directed to medial malleolus
  5. Recommended Collimation
    Collimate to include distal tibia and fibula to midmetatarsal area
  6. Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • • Distal one-third of tibia and fibula with the distal fibula superimposed by the distal tibia, talus, and calcaneus appear in lateral profile.
    • • Tuberosity of fifth metatarsal, navicular, and cuboid also are visualized

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