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16 terms

Radiology

Positioning
STUDY
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Lateral Thorax
Cranial-Manubrium
Caudal-Halfway between xiphoid and last rib. Use padding. Take on inspiration
VD Thorax
Cranial-Manubrium
Caudal-Halfway between xiphoid and the last rib.
Lateral Abdomen
Cranial-Three rib spaces cranial to the xiphoid Caudal-greater trochanter of the femur. Use padding. Take on expiration.
VD Abdomen
Cranial-Three rib spaces cranial to xiphoid
Caudal-Greater trochanter of the femur
Lateral Humerus
Shoulder and elbow joints
Lateral Radius/Ulna
Carpal and elbow joints
Lateral Carpus
Center over carpal joint
AP Paw
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Lateral Pelvis
Cranial-Wings of ilium
Caudal-Caudal border of the ischium
Lateral Femur
Coxofemoral and stifle joints
Lateral Stifle
Use padding.
Lateral Tibia/Fibula
Stifle joint and tarsal joints. Use padding
VD Pelvis Extended
Cranial-Wings of the ilium
Caudal-Stifle joint
Pull both limbs caudally, rotating the stifle joints inward. Femora should be parallel to each other.
Lateral Skull
Tip of the nose, top of the head, base of the skull and mandible. Use padding.
Lateral Thoracic Spine
Cranial-Spine of the scapula
Caudal-Halfway between xiphoid and the last rib
Use padding.
Lateral Lumbar Spine
Cranial-Halfway between the xiphoid and the last rib
Caudal-Wings of the ilium
Use padding