Lower Limb Comp Monday

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  1. IR size
    —(10 × 12 inches), lengthwise • GridorBucky,
  2. Kvp Range
    Digital systems—70 to 85 kV range
  3. Patient Position
    Place patient in semisupine position with entire body and leg rotated partially away from side of interest; place support under elevated hip; provide a pillow for patient’s head.
  4. Part Position
    • • Align and center leg and knee to CR and to midline of table or IR.
    • • Rotate entire leg internally 45°. (Interepicondylar line should be 45° to plane of IR.)
    • • If needed, stabilize foot and ankle in this position with sandbags.
  5. CR•
    Angle CR 0° on average patient  • Direct CR to midpoint of knee at a level 12 inch (1.25 cm)distal to apex of patella.
  6. Anatomy Demonstrated:
    • Distal femur and proximal tibia and fibula with the patella superimposing the medial femoral condyle are shown.
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Lower Limb Comp Monday
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AP OBLIQUE PROJECTION—MEDIAL (INTERNAL) ROTATION: KNE
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