Ankle & Tibia/Fibula
ROUTINE: AP, Lateral & Mortise Oblique.
FOCAL SPOT: Small
IMAGING PLATE: 8x10 CR cassette
CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to the ankle joint.
- Stress views are only taken under direction of ordering Doctor-the Tech is NOT to apply stress!
- On new injuries, be sure to include the base of the 5th metatarsal on the Lateral view.
- Additional views: Charger view, Hindfoot alignment, Broden’s view, Sunrise view of the heel. See pg. 56.
ROUTINE: AP & Lateral diagonal on the cassette with knee in the upper left corner and the ankle in the lower right corner to include both the knee and the ankle joints.
FOCAL SPOT: Large
IMAGING PLATE: 14x17 CR cassettes
CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to Mid lower leg