ROUTINES: Carpal Tunnel view (Gaynor-Hart).
FOCAL SPOT: Small
IMAGING PLATE: 8x10 CR cassette.
CENTRAL RAY: 25-30° angle to the long axis of the hand approximately 1” distal to the base of the metacarpal.
- Hand placed prone on the table with hand and entire arm in a line.
- Hyperextend wrist by grasping fingers and pulling back. Increase tube angle if patient is unable to hyperextend wrist very far.