Baseline Radiographs

Initial radiographs are scrutinized for:

  • Alignment
  • Intraoperative fractures
  • Cement technique
  • Foreign bodies
  • Any potential procedural complication

Baseline portable radiograph in patient with hemiarthroplasty for four--part proximal humerus fracture, sustained from falling off her horse. A pneumothorax is present (red arrows) as well as a subtle rib fracture (white arrow).

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