Projection taken with the central ray perpendicular to the midsaggital plane. A mid saggital plane would divide bodies into anterior and posterior halves. For example, in case of lateral view of neck, the cassette would be placed on one side of neck and the beam would come from other side. In most of the cases, this projection compliments AP view in routine radiography« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.