Items tagged “lines”
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Lateral parietotemporal line
The lateral parietotemporal line is an imaginary boundary between the temporal lobe and occipital lobe and forms the posterior boundary of the former. It is formed by an near vertical line extending superior from the preoccipital notch on the inferolateral border of the temporal lobe to the su...
Jugular venous catheters
The internal jugular vein is a preferred site for venous access for large lumen, long-term central venous catheters for chemotherapy, hemofiltration and plasma exchange. Typically, the right internal jugular is used as its vertical course straight down into the superior vena cava via the right...
Published 20 Oct 2010
Published 06 Mar 2011
Calcaneal inclination axis
The calcaneal inclination axis is drawn between the most inferior portion of the calcaneal tuberosity and the most distal and inferior point of the calcaneus at the calcaneocuboid joint on a weightbearing lateral foot radiograph. It can be used to draw the calcaneal inclination angle.
The mid-talar axis represents a line drawn down the longitudinal axis of the talus and can be drawn on lateral and DP radiographs. lateral view: line should bisect the shaft of the first metatarsal DP view: line should intersect (or pass just medial to) the base of the first metatarsal I...
First metatarsal axis
The first metatarsal axis is represented by a line drawn down the longitudinal axis of the shaft of the first metatarsal. It can be drawn on lateral and DP radiographs and is used to measure the: first metatarsal inclination angle talo-first metatarsal angle
Published 09 Apr 2014
Basilar invagination measurements
Published 22 Jun 2016
Dorsal tilt of the distal radius
Published 21 Dec 2016