Hand AP View

Clinical indication:

Fracture

Region:

Carpals, metacarpals, phalanges, distal phalanges

Patient’s Position:

Patient is in sitting position.

Rest the affected arm on the table and flexed at 90°

The hand is placed in pronation position on the table.

Cassette:

Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Center towards the third metacarpal

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

50-55kVp 2-3mAs

Collimation:

Collimate laterally to skin margins, inferiorly include distal phalanges and superiorly include distal radio ulnar joint.

Hand AP View
Hand AP

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