Soft Tissue Neck (STN)
•Patient naked from the waist up!
•Collimation includes frontal sinus to thoracic inlet
•X-table lateral on the babybox
•72-inch SID lateral
•Remember..this is a two-tech job!
•Take exposure during inspiration!
•Naked from the waist up!
•Bucky/grid with CR plate
• non-grid with DR plate
•Position like an AP axial c-spine
•Extend chin (occlusal line perpendicular)
•Elbows by the ears and thumbs on the forehead to control rotation
•Angle tube 10-15° cephalad
•Take exposure during inspiration