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Knee-Tunnel (Holmblad)

DKNEE1-2V

ROUTINE: Holmblad

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: Yes

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: 10x12 CR cassette

CENTRAL RAY: 

  1. Perpendicular to film entering the popliteal region and exiting 1/2" inferior to the patellar apex.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  1. Patient is kneeling on the table. Patient leans forward so that the affected knee is flexed 70° to the tabletop. 
  2. If patient cannot kneel take a Camp Coventry view instead (see pg 20).

Knee Tunnel (Holmblad) protocol

Updated 10/26/1990

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