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Where the lower margin of the IR should be
placed for an AP scoli?
2 inches below iliac crest
What should you see on a good AP lumbar image?
Vertebral bodies, intervertebral joints,spinous and transverse processes, SI joints, and sacrum
If you have a lateral L spine and you can seethe top and bottom the vertebra body what should you do?
Put a sponge under patient
Accurate positioning for Lateral Lumbar and
Positioning: Head on pillow, knees flexed,support between knees, spinal column aligned parallel to IR.
- Intervertebral foramina of L1-L4, vertebral bodies, intervertebral joints,
- spinous process, and L5 S1 junction
If you do an AP lumbar and it shows that the
intervertebral disk space is closed, what should you have done?
Bring legs up, knee flexion
How many bones make up the adult vertebral
How many bones make up the foot?
Landmark that shows direction of rotation on
What is required for Later C spine? What should
- C1- C7 intervertebral joint spaces
- uppermargin of of T1
- mandible out of the way
- articular pillars
- zygapophysealjoints should be superimposition for each vertebra.
- Should see cervical bodies,
- intervertebral joint spaces,
- articular pillars,
- spinous processes,
- zygapophyseal joints
What joint is formed by the inferior and
superior articular processes?
What is the IR size and orientation for an AP
projection of the hip joint?
What is the IR size and orientation for an AP projection of the sacrum?
What is the IR size and orientation for AP
projection of coccyx?
Where do you center for lateral sacrum?
" 3 to 4 inches posterior to aSiS "
For a mortis projection of the ankle what is the degree of rotation?
15 degrees medial
what position gives you an good Image of left SI joint shows an open and clear
What is CR angle for AP axial for SI joints?
30-35 degrees Cheplhad
Where does iliac crest lie (landmarks)?
How much CR angle for an AP frog leg hip?
"cephalad 20° to 35° for males and 30° to 45° for females"
How much CR angle for AP axial view of the foot?
10 degrees cephalic
Prevent scatter on lateral T and L spine?
Lead matt behind patient
Centering for AP lumbar?
At iliac crest
IR size and orientation for lateral L5/S1?
CR angle for Lateral Sacrum Coccyx projection?
On an AP axial of the coccyx the synthesis pubis
superimposes the distal in the coccyx, what should you do to correct the image?
Angle the central rayapproximately 5 degrees for every 1 inch you wish to move the symphysis pubis
What is the view of the Scotty dog showing?
Oblique lumbar vertebrae
Primary factor for image density?
When doing lateral C spine on a trauma patient
what size weights do you give them?
What way is head rotated based on location of
The opposite of what side the dens on
What would you like to do?
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