Cervical spine lateral view

Clinical indication:

Cervical pain, dizziness, vertigo, fracture

Region:

Cervical spine

Patient’s Position:

The patient may erect or supine depending on the case

The cassette is placed parallel to the long axis of cervical spine on left side of the patient

Cassette:

Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

150-180cm

Central ray:

The central ray projected 2.5cm above the jugular notch at the C4 level

Grid:

Yes

Respiration:

Not related

Exposure factors:

50-75kVp 20-50mAs

Collimation:

Collimate superior to C1 inferior to T1 anterior and posterior to include soft tissue

Cervical spine lateral view

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