Pelvis AP View

Clinical indication:

Fracture, dislocations

Region:

Femoral head and neck, sacrum and coccyx, pelvic girdle

Patient’s Position:

Patient is supine on the xray table.

Place the patient’s hand on the chest.

Make sure that there is no rotation.

Rotate both legs and feet internally 15°-20°

Cassette:

Size: 14’’x17’’ Orientation: Landscape

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is directed towards midway level of ASIS & is perpendicular to IR

Grid:

Yes

Respiration:

Not related

Exposure factors:

70-80kVp 20mAs

Collimation:

Collimate 2cm superiorly to the iliac crest and laterally to include all the skin margins.

Pelvis AP View

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