Femur AP view

Clinical indication:

Trauma, obvious deformities, suspected foreign body, inability to weight bear osteomyelitis, infections.

Region:

Femur

Patient’s Position:

The patient is lying in supine position. Make sure there is no pelvic rotation. Internally rotate the affected leg 15° to get true AP position.

Cassette:

Size: 14’’x17’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is directed to mid femur and perpendicular to the IR.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

70kVp 16mAs

Collimation:

Include the anterior iliac spine superiorly and skin margins laterally.

Femur AP view
Femur AP view

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