Pelvis Instability Series
ROUTINE: Standing AP Pelvis with Bilateral Flamingo Views for a total of 3 images.
BUCKY: Yes, Upright Bucky
FOCAL SPOT: Large
IMAGING PLATE: 14x17 CR cassette
- Perpendicular entering the midline 2” superior to the pubic symphysis.
- Standing AP Pelvis done with patient standing evenly on both feet. & without rotation. No shielding.
- Flamingo views are done sequentially—First, have the patient bring their feet together. Then transfer weight to the right leg and lift left foot barely off the floor (toe touch position). Then, repeat for the opposite side. No rotation or shielding. Patient to hold on to something for stability only if needed.