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Ferlic Filter Applications

Used with permission from Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Procedures, 11th, ed. Mosby, 2007

Common x-ray projections for which filters improve image quality (page 51)

Anatomy/Projection Filter Type Thick portion oriented to Improved demonstration of
Mandible
Axiolateral Oblique
Ferlic Swimmer's Collimator Anterior or fandible Mandibular symphysis
Nasal Bones
Lateral
Wedge Collimator Anterior Nasal bones / cartilage
Cervicothoracic
Lateral
Ferlic Swimmer's Collimator Upper cervical C6-T2
Thoracic Spine
AP
Wedge Collimator Upper thoracic Upper thoracic
Shoulder
AP
Ferlic Shoulder Collimator AC joint AC joint
Shoulder
Oblique
Ferlic swimmer's Collimator Humerus Humerus
Abdomen
AP Upright
Wedge Collimator Upper abdomen Diaphragm
Abdomen
AP Decubitus
Wedge Collimator Side furthest from table Abdomen side up
Lateral Hip
Axiolateral
Ferlic Swimmer's Collimator Distal femur Proximal femur
Hip
AP (Emaciated Patient)
Wedge Collimator Greater trochanter Femoral head
Foot
AP
Wedge Collimator Toes Forefoot
Calcaneus
Axial
Ferlic Swimmer's Collimator Calcaneus Posterior calcaneus
Hip-Knee-Ankle 51"
AP
Ferlic Swimmer's Collimator Tibia/fibula Distal tibia-fibula
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