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Orthoroentgenogram (Hip to Ankle)

DBLSCGM

ROUTINES: AP of entire lower extremity from hip to ankle.

DISTANCE: 96”

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: Long CR femoral cassette

CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to the cassette.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

Measure through the lumbar spine area.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
If the patient has a large belly, have them pull up their belly, making sure to have their hand out of the way of the hip, to flatten their belly and bring it up.

Updated 12/13/1990

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