How to obtain a non-digital full-length lower limb radiographs using regular x-ray plates
Mangal Parihar1, Tarandeep Singh1, Lalitkumar Shah2
1 Center for Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction,
Mangal Anand Hospital, Mumbai.
Address for Correspondence:
Dr. Mangal Parihar,
Center for Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction,
Mangal Anand Hospital,Swastik Park, Chembur, Mumbai -71
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-length hip-to-ankle radiographs are an important part of planning and execution of any realignment procedure of the lower limb. This technical note describes a simple and inexpensive technique to obtain plain, standing, full-length hip-to-ankle radiograph using regular x-ray plates.
Keywords: alignment; hip-to-ankle radiograph; corrective osteotomy