Quick Answer: Where is the CR centered for a hyperflexion or hyperextension lateral cervical spine?

Where is the IR centered for a hyperflexion or hyperextension lateral projection of the cervical spine?

Vertebral Column

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Where is the IR centered for a hyperflexion or hyperextension lateral projection of the c-spine 4th cervical vertebra
The intervertebral foramina of the c-spine are demonstated on which of the following projections AP axial oblique and PA axial oblique

What is the recommended SID for the lateral cervical spine Grandy method )?

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Term Grashey is most likely ordered by the doctor to display what feature? Definition Glenoid Cavity
Term What respiration do you use for a lateral C-spine (Grandy Method)? Definition Suspend at the end of full expiration
Term For an AP axial Oblique C-spine, what should the SID be? Definition 60 – 72 in. SID
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At what level is the cassette centered for a lateral lumbosacral spine?

When using a 14 x 17 inch (35 x 43 cm) cassette for a lumbosacral spine examination, center it at the level of the iliac crest (L4-L5).

Where is the central ray directed for an open mouth projection of the cervical spine?

To achieve the best angle, the central ray should be directed at an angle that parallels the plane of the mandible and then directed to just below the hyoid bone. This allows for discrepancies in the tilt of the head (flexion/extension of the cervical spine).

Where is the IR centered for a lateral cervical spine Grandy method?

C-Spine positioning

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What is the CR angulation for the AP projection of the dens, Fuchs method? perpendicular to the IR, zero degrees
Where is the IR centered for an AP axial cervical spine? C4
The CR angle for an AP axial cervical vertebrae 15-20 cephalad
Where is the CR directed for a lateral cervical spine? C4

Where is the central ray positioned for a lateral coccyx?

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Term How many vertebrae are there in the sacrum? Definition 5
Term The SI joint is a ___ joint: Definition An irregular and gliding type joint
Term Where is the central ray positioned for a lateral coccyx? Definition 3.5 inches posterior to ASIS and 2 inches inferior

What anatomical structures of the cervical spine are best demonstrated by the lateral projection?

XR 105 Midterm

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what anatomical structure of the C spine is best demonstrated by the lateral projection? the zygapophyseal joints
a breathing technique is used to advantage when taking which projection of the spine? lateral T spine
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Which of the following is are demonstrated in a lateral projection of the cervical spine?

Spine Question’s

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Which of the following is (are) demonstrated in a lateral projection of the cervical spine? Zygapophyseal joints Intervertebral joints
Which of the following is (are) demonstrated in the lateral projection of the thoracic spine? Intervertebral spaces Intervertebral foramina

Which two landmarks must be aligned for the AP open mouth projection?

Which two landmarks must be aligned for an AP “open mouth” projection. The lower margin of upper incisors and the base of the skull. What is the purpose of the 15 to 20 degree angle for the AP axial projection of the cervical spine? To open the intervertebral disk space.

Where is the central ray directed for a lateral projection of the lumbar spine?

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Term Which of the following describes the central ray centering point for the L5-S1 lateral projection? Definition 2 inches posterior to the ASIS and 1 1/2 inches below the iliac crests
Term Where is the 14X17 inch (35X43 cm) central ray directed for a lateral lumbosacral spine Definition Iliac crests

Why should the hips and knees be flexed for an AP projection of the lumbar spine?

Why should knees and hips be flexed for an AP projection of the lumbar spine? Opens the intervertebral disk space by reducing the normal lumbar curvature of the spine.

What projection of the lumbar spine best demonstrates the Zygapophyseal joints?

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Term Which two vertebral curvatures are anteriorly concave? Definition Thoracic and sacral(pelvic)
Term Which projection of the lumbar vertebral column best demonstrates zygapophyseal joints? Definition AP oblique projection
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