False Profile (Standing Lateral Hip)

ROUTINE:  Standing Lateral hip.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: Yes

FOCAL SPOT: Large

IMAGING PLATE: 10x12 CR cassette

CENTRAL RAY: 
1.     Perpendicular entering at level of the hip joint.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:
1.    Position patient laterally and rotate the unaffected hip back just far enough to be out of the way of the hip of interest.

 

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