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Thumb - Roberts & Stress Views

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THUMB-ROBERTS VIEW

ROUTINE: AP thumb w/ hand rotated out more to see MCP Joint. Indicate digit of interest on the image.Thumb-Roberts View protocol

DISTANCE: 40” 

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: CR 8x10 cassettes.

CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to MCP joint.

Updated 9/21/1999


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THUMB-STRESS VIEW

ROUTINE: PA of both thumbs with stress on one cassette

DISTANCE: 40”Thumb-Stress View protocol

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: CR with both thumbs on an 8x10 cassette.

CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to MCP joints of both thumbs.

HELPFUL HINTS:

  1. Have patient touch tips of thumbs together and push against each other. 
  2. Do not allow patient to drop ends of thumbs. Keep them parallel to the cassette.

Updated 9/21/1999

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