Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Florian Gebhard, Phil Kregor, Chris Oliver

Distal femur

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Glossary

Supine position
Place the patient supine on a radiolucent table. enlarge

Place the patient supine on a radiolucent table.

A small bolster can be placed beneath the buttock to prevent external rotation of the lower extremity.

v1.0 2008-12-03