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Wrist-Navicular & Fist Views

DWRIST3-5V

WRIST-NAVICULAR VIEWS

ROUTINES: AP, PA ulnar flexion views to be done along with routine wrist series (a total of 5 views) for a complete navicular series.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: 8x10 CR cassettes.

CENTRAL RAY:

  • AP: Perpendicular to scaphoid bone.
  • PA ulnar flexion: 15-20° proximally toward the elbow centered on the scaphoid.

Updated 10/18/1990


DWRIST1-2V

WRIST-FIST VIEWS

ROUTINES: Wrist views done with a closed fist as specified by ordering doctor.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: 8x10 CR cassettes.

CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to carpal bones.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  1. When the patient is making a fist or holding the gauze roll, make sure they do not lift their hand off the cassette or oblique their wrist.

Updated 10/18/1990

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