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Sacrum/Coccyx & Sacroiliac Joints

DSACCYX2V

SACRUM/COCCYX

ROUTINE: AP of both the Sacrum & the Coccyx separately & Lateral of both on one.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: YES

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: 10x12 CR cassettes

CENTRAL RAY:

  • Sacrum: 15° cephalic angle entering at the midline halfway b/w the pubic symphysis and the ASIS.
  • Coccyx: 10° caudal angle entering 2” superior to the pubic symphysis. 

Updated 12/13/1990


DSIJTS3V

SACROILIAC JOINTS

ROUTINE: 1 AP of both joints on one film and an oblique of each joint (3 films).

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: YES

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: 10x12 CR cassettes

CENTRAL RAY:

  • AP: Perpendicular to the film entering at the midline at the level of ASIS
  • Obliques: Perpendicular to the film entering at the elevated SI joint.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:
Obliques: Done AP. Roll patient up about 30° - mark the side that is up.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Ferguson Views:

  • AP: Knees flexed as much as possible. Cephalic tube angle entering at the level of the ASIS.
  • PA: 15° caudal angle exiting the level of the ASIS.

Updated 12/13/1990

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