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These protocols are based on a 128 slice dual source Siemens CT. Some factors may need to be adjusted for a different CT.

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Indication Leg length discrepancy
Patient Preparation Nil
Patient Position - feet first
- supine
- arms raised above head and placed on a pillow
- legs rotated slightly so toes are touching, and feet in forced plantigrade. 
Scan Area Iliac crest to the distal surface of the Os Calcis
kV /mAs/ Time per Rotation 80
Post Processing Manually send to PACS Primary

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  • Date last published: 05 October 2017
  • Document type: Imaging Protocol
  • Services responsible: Paediatric Radiology

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