Plantardorsal Pt Supine __________________ Angle ____________________ Center at base of ____________and exit at the level of lateral malleolus Collimate to calcaneus
Lateral Calcaneus Position patient for __________ projection ___________________ Use a pillow under knee if needed to ensure no tilt Center ___________to medial malleolus Collimate to include calcaneous
Distal Tibia/Fibula __________________ – Extended portion of distal Fibula _________________ – Extended portion of distal Tibia
Distal Tibia Anterior ______________ – Process off anterior distal tibia ______________ – Flattened portion lateral distal aspect
Ankle ___________ – Space formed by inferior Tib/Fib and where superior talus fits. _____________ –The “ceiling” of the mortise.
Imaging the Ankle Routine AP Lateral Internal / External Oblique 60 kVp 40” SID
AP Ankle Dorsiflex foot. Ankle to form __________ No Foot rotation Center Mid ankle _______________ Collimate to skin
Lateral Ankle Position patient for _________ projection _________ aspect of foot against cassette Dorsiflex foot to ___________ Use a pillow under knee if needed to ensure no tilt Center at _______________ Collimate to include _______________
Internal Rotation Place Ankle in AP and rotate ________ Center ___________________
Ankle Mortise Place ankle __________ Rotate ________________ CR between _____________ Collimate to the skin laterally
External Rotation Place Ankle in AP Rotate _______________ Center between _____________ Collimate to the skin laterally
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