THE ORDER OF PROCEDURE
THE STOMACH AND DUODENUM, PA
Structure best shown. Stomach and duodenum with barium in the body and
pylorus of stomach.
Remove artifacts. All clothing removed, excluding underpants. Remove jewelry
in area of interest.
Technical Factors: 14 x 17 in.
LM: Corresponding side.
(35x43cm), (LW), Bucky.
Patient/Part position: Patient prone with arms up beside head, provide pillow.
a. Align midsagittal plane to table.
b. Insure there is no body rotation.
a. Perpendicular to the film holder.
b. Iliac crests 5 inches below center of film.
SID: 40-44" to the Bucky.
Shielding: Place lead shield over patient's pelvic region to shield gonads.
Respiration: Suspended expiration.
Figure 2-6. Stomach and duodenum, PA.