Humerus AP View

Clinical indication:

Fracture, bone lesion, foreign body osteoarthritis

Region:

Entire humerus

Patient’s Position:

The patient is in standing position with back against the upright Bucky.

The affected arm is abducted and centered to the upright detector.

The arm is slight rotated externally to get the true anatomical position, if possible.

Cassette:

Size: 14’’x17’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray towards mid of the humerus

Grid:

Yes (but this may vary)

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

60-70kVp 7-15mAs

Collimation:

Collimate superiorly to the skin margins above the glenohumeral joint, inferior to the distal humerus including elbow joint and laterally to skin margins

Humerus AP View

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