Sella Turcica lateral view

Clinical indication:

Enlargement of sella turcica, empty sella syndrome, pituitary adenomas, non-pituitary tumors of sella turcica

Region:

Sella turcica

Patient’s Position:

The patient’s head is placed in true lateral position

Align the interpupillary line perpendicular to IR

Align mid sagittal plane parallel to the xray table

Place interorbitalmeatal line perpendicular to the front edge of IR

Cassette:

Size: 8’’x10’’ Orientation: Landscape

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is towards the point between 2cm above and 2cm below to external auditory meatus (EAM)

The central ray is perpendicular to IR.

Grid:

Yes

Respiration:

Not related

Exposure factors:

70-80kVp 16-20mAs

Collimation:

Collimate to field size of approx. 4 inches /10cm square

Sella Turcica lateral view
Sella Turcica lateral view

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