Contemplation on Usefulness of Plane Cone for Taking Image of Intercondyloid Fossa

무릎 과간와(Intercondyloid fossa) 촬영용 평면 Cone의 유용성에 대한 고찰

Shin, WoonJae

  • Received : 2015.12.03
  • Accepted : 2015.12.14
  • Published : 2015.12.31


There are various Intercondyloid fossa X-ray taking methods. The methods carried out in clinics are Holmblad method, Camp-Conventry method, and Beclere method. Taking image of Intercondyloid fossa is carried a lot as basic examination for diagnosis related to simple fracture and cruciate ligament. Considering the condition and pains of patients, safe method is chosen but because Holmblad method can cause pains to knee part adhering to cassette, it is not easily used. In this study self-produced plane circular cone was attached to a cassette and in the posture for Holmblad method questionnaires of 100 applicants were analyzed to understand cognition on alleviation of pains, and the concentration of imge quality by scattering rays was measured with densitometer by taking human body phantom with X-ray. As a result, in the posture for Holmblad method, cognition on pains was alleviated by average 99%, and the change of concentration of X-ray film taken using phantom by scattering rays decreased statistically significantly compared to the cassette which did not use self-produced plane cone, therefor it is thought that the method can be valuably used in clinics.


Scatter ray;Knee Intercondyloid fossa;Cone cassette;Densitometry


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