Garth View (Apical Oblique)
- used in the instability patient to visulaize the anterior/inferior glenoid rim for fractures or calcification following dislocation;
- patient is seated with the arm at the side;
- cassette is placed posterior, parallel to the spine of the scapula
- beam is directed thru the glenohumeral joint toward the cassette at angle of 45 deg degrees to the plane of the thorax, and directed 45 deg caudally
Roentgenographic demonstration of instability of the shoulder: the apical oblique projection. A technical note.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Sunday, June 24, 2012 4:25 pm