Free Download: Lumbosacral Spine – Ventrodorsal canine x-ray positioning guide
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- Position in dorsal recumbency
- Use a cradle under thoracic spine
- Hind limbs in a neutral position
- Centre over L-S Junction- just below the iliac crests, in the midline
- Collimate to include the lumbosacral spine
- Ensure L/R marker in primary beam.
What to look for
- Ensure pelvis not rotated.
- Foam pads under the pelvis can help prevent rotation.