A maquet view is a type of radiographic projection of the lower limbs.
They are a well established method of determining the axial alignment of the lower limb in the coronal plane and are of particular use in assessment of total knee replacements.
Construct the weight bearing lines by:
Drawing the weight bearing line from the mid point of the femoral head to mid point of the tibial plateau.
Next measure the femorotibial angle by:
Drawn from the mid point of the femoral head to the mid point of the tibial spines to mid point of the tibial plafond
Measure distance of weight bearing line from mid point of the proximal tibia at the tibial plataeu
History and etymlogy
It is named after Paul G J Maquet