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Saturday, February 28, 2009
How to do x-ray of the thumb?
The projections are PA & lateral.
The central ray is perpendicular to the metacarpophalangeal joint.
FFD is 100cm. Direct beam (no Bucky)
Exposure factors: depends on individual x-ray system. It should be around 40-50kV and 1-2mAs.
Dr A Rahman
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