Sagittal Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Imaging

Phillip Uptmor; Nashiely Sofia Pineda Alonso; Rory Johnson
Siemens Healthcare

 |  2011-07-17

Sagittal slices are typically positioned on an axial image which does not always produce optimal results. On the other hand, positioning sagittal slices on a coronal view can provide consistent ACL images.
In this “How I do it” feature, Phillip Uptmor, RT, demonstrates this technique.

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