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Long Bone Survey & Metabolic/Endocrine Survey

DLBSURVA

LONG BONE SURVEY

ROUTINE:

  • AP view of Right and Left Tibia
  • AP view of Right and Left Femur
  • AP view of Right and Left Forearm
  • AP view of Right and Left Humerus

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: YES for femurs, NO for all others

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: 14x17 cassettes, 10x12 cassettes for forearm

CENTRAL RAY:

  1. Perpendicular to the film centered on appropriate part.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  1. Up to 12 months entire extremity can be put on one film, beyond 12 months individual films taken of each part.

Updated 1/10/1991


DMETSURLTD

METABOLIC/ENDOCRINE SURVEY

ROUTINE:

  1. Lateral Skull
  2. Lateral Thoracic Spine
  3. Lateral Lumbar Spine
  4. AP Pelvis
  5. AP Right Knee
  6. AP Right Hand (run under Arthritic Hand)

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: YES for all but hands

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: Use appropriate size CR cassettes

CENTRAL RAY:

  1. Perpendicular to the film centered on appropriate part.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  1. Individual films taken of each part.

Updated 1/23/1990

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