Elbow lateral View

Clinical indication:

Fracture of radius and ulnar bone, dislocation, foreign body

Region:

Distal humerus, proximal radius and ulna, elbow joint

Patient’s Position:

The patient may sit close to the table.

The elbow is flexed 90°

Hand and wrist should be in true lateral position.

Forearm is parallel to IR.

Cassette:

Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is perpendicular to IR.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

50-55kVp 4-5mAs

Collimation:

Include the entire elbow joint.

Elbow lateral View
Elbow lateral View

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