Shoulder (lateral positioning)

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

Presentation

This is case study on an x-ray phantom to demonstrate three different imaging techniques of the shoulder.

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Phantom study

These are images acquired of a dummy patient to demonstrate different radiographic techniques to achieve a lateral shoulder in trauma.

Case Discussion

The following radiographs demonstrate three different methods in achieve a lateral shoulder of the trauma patient. The patient,exposure and detectors are constant; the only variable is patient positioning or tube angulation.

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Case information

rID: 51388
Case created: 14th Feb 2017
Last edited: 21st Feb 2017
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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