Stryker Notch View         



- Discussion:
    - to evaluate for Hill Sachs Lesion after dislocations;

- Technique:
    - the patient is supine;
    - a cassette is placed under the involved shoulder
    - the palm of the hand of the affected extremity is placed on top of the head with the fingers toward the back of the head;
    - the beam is centered over the occur;
    - coracoid process and tilted 10 deg cephalad;

- Misc:
    - may see accessory ossification center of coracoid, which is normal finding and is usually best seen on the axillary view



Radiographic views in recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation. Comparison of six methods for identification of typical lesions.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Sunday, June 24, 2012 4:22 pm