Ribs test review

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  1. Whats the upper part of the sternum called?
    Manubrium
  2. Whats the upper most structure on the sternum?
    Sternal angle, SC joints
  3. The xiphoid process or tip corresponds with what of the thoracic?
    T9-T10
  4. What joint serves as the only connection between the bony thorax andthe shoulder girdle?
    SC joint
  5. Which rib is the last true rib?
    T-7
  6. Which ribs are classified as floating?
    T11/T12
  7. What is another term for the anterior distal aspect of the rib?
    Sternalend
  8. What is found within the costal groove?
    Veins, arteries and nerves
  9. Where is the bony thorax the widest?
    Lateral margins of T8
  10. What forms the costal vertebral joint?
    Demifacet on the vertebral body
  11. What position do we use for the sternum?
    RAO and lateral
  12. How much do you oblique a barrel chest person for a sternum?
    15 degrees
  13. .Whats the recommended digital kVp for a sternum?
    75-85
  14. Is it ok to use a 20”SID for a sternum?
    No
  15. Can we use a breathing technique for a sternum?
    Yes
  16. Which position is preferred for below the diaphragm rib series?
    Supine
  17. What position would elongate the left posterior ribs?
    LPO
  18. Why do we like the RAO position of the sternum?
    It superimposes it overthe heart shadow
  19. What projection and position is performed on a patient with an injury to
    the right upper posterior ribs?
    RPO in the AP
  20. How would the sternum look if we overrotated the RAO? What would it do?
    It would be very narrow, almost in profile
  21. What is the articulation between the clavicle and manubrium called?
    Sternalclavicular joint
  22. Make sure you know the requirements for an AP oblique position, RPO/LPO
    position. Where do we center? Whats the SID? How much do you rotate the
    patient?
  23. On a left lower posterior rib pain, do you take on inspiration or
    expiration?
    Expiration
  24. How many pair of ribs do we have?
    12
  25. How many parts are there to the sternum?
    3
  26. Which position would elongate the right anterior ribs?
    LAO
  27. Whats the eye of the “scottie dog” represent?
    Pedicle
  28. What does the aspect of the sacrum articulate with to form the SI
    joints?
    Auricular surface
  29. For the Lspine RPO, what zygapophyseal joints do we want to see?
    Right
  30. How can we reduce the natural lordotic curve on an AP projection of the
    Lspine?
    Bend knees, flex hips
  31. How many bones in the adult vertebral column?
    26
  32. How much do we rotate for the midlumbar for the zygapophyseal joints?
    45degrees
  33. Whats the CR angle for the AP axial projection of the Cspine while
    supine?
    15 degrees cephalic
  34. What do we align for the AP open mouth?
    Incisors and base of skull(mastoid tip)
  35. What three images would we use for a functional study of the Cspine?
    Lateral, flexion and extension
  36. What is the IR size and orientation of an RAO sternum?
    10x12 lengthwise
  37. Why would a radiology department want ribs done at 72”SID?
    Lessmagnification and patient dose

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