Wrist PA view

Clinical indication:

Fracture, osteoarthritis of ulnar and radius

Region:

Carpal bone, wrist joint

Patient’s Position:

Patient is in sitting position. Place the patient’s hand on pronation state on IR.

Place the wrist joint on the center of IR.

Cassette:

Size: 8’’x10’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is projected toward the wrist joint.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

50-55kVp 2-3mAs

Collimation:

Include all structures from proximal portion of metacarpal bones to distal portion of radius and ulna.

Wrist PA view
Wrist PA view

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