Technical Tips and Pearls: A Simple Technique to View Radiographs Intraoperatively

Dorman, Sara L. MBChB, MRCS; Graham, Simon M. MBChB, MRCS; Harrison, William J. MA (Oxon), FRCS (Tr Orth)

doi: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000053
Tips and Pearls

Since the introduction of computer-based X-ray imaging it has been a source of frustration for theatre staff when X-ray images become obscured by screen savers intra-operatively. We describe a simple technique that allow continuous, uninterrupted radiograph viewing on any windows based computer.

Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester, UK

All authors were involved in the conception of the study, drafting the article, and in the final approval of the version to be submitted.

The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Sara L. Dorman, MBChB, MRCS, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester CH2 1UL, UK. E-mail: sara.dorman@nhs.net.

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