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Pelvis Instability Series

DPEL3-5V

ROUTINE: Standing AP Pelvis with Bilateral Flamingo Views for a total of 3 images.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: Yes, Upright Bucky

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: 14x17 CR cassette

CENTRAL RAY:

  1. Perpendicular entering the midline 2” superior to the pubic symphysis.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  1. Standing AP Pelvis done with patient standing evenly on both feet. & without rotation. No shielding.
  2. 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.
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