Shoulder AP View

Clinical indication:

Fracture, dislocations

Region:

Clavicle, superior scapula, coracoid process, glenohumeral joint, acromioclavicular joint, sternoclavicular joint

Patient’s Position:

Patient is in standing position with back to upright IR.

Mid coronal plane of patient should parallel to IR.

Glenohumeral joint is the center of the IR

Patient is slightly rotated towards the affected side by 5°-10°

Cassette:

Size: 8’’x10’’ Orientation: Landscape

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is directed to the glenohumeral joint, centering at the 2.5cm inferior to the coracoid process.

Grid:

Yes

Respiration:

Not related

Exposure factors:

60-70kVp 10-20mAs

Collimation:

Collimate laterally and superiorly to include all skin margins, inferiorly include one third of proximal humerus and medial to include the sternoclavicular joint.

Shoulder AP View

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