Patella Tangential X-ray positioning aid

For the settings of the conventional radiographs of the Patella Tangential an exact positioning of the patient is desirable. Depending on the requirement profile pictures can be after the parade, with different degrees of angle (45 or 60 degree standard storage) is created.

A-axis-oriented storage at the Patella tangential recordings (PTA) plays an important role for accurate and meaningful results. Axis of the leg should be straight, because a different storage of the Patella causes a Verprojezierung of the recording. Essential for proper storage of the prevention of muscular responses and, consequently, possible incorrect storage, what to avoid is.

ULF system, medical technology, offers a Patella Tangential Storage with a built-in cassette holder, which meets all the requirements of a proper Patella tangential recording. In addition, other x-rays-special recording storage help realize, for example, knee shots to the side, lower leg plaster shots, etc.

Patella Tangential storage assistance (PTA tripod) is in the color Yellow can be ordered.


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Patella Tangential X-ray positioning aid


Patella Tangential storage aid STD

Item number: 20100

Storage aid for Patella tangential recordings in standard version as a Complete Set with Cassette holder and gonadal apron.

Patella Tangential Lagerungshilfe DIG

Patella Tangential storage help DIG

Item number: 20125

Storage aid for Patella tangential recordings as a Complete Set with Cassette holder for digital detector plates and gonadal apron.

Product details of Patella Tangential X-ray positioning aid

Product details
  • Recordings PA and AP
  • Recordings, lateral and medial
  • Shots caudal-cranial
  • Digital cassette holder cassette size from 13 x 18 cm up to 35 x 43 cm
  • Height up to the knee roll: 30 cm
  • Total length: 54 cm
  • Overall width: 42 cm
  • Weight: 4.5 kg

Accessories for Patella Tangential X-ray positioning aid

The products and the accessories are optional in different colors available (price on request).

All the products are with a wide range of accessories can be configured individually.

Subject to technical Changes. Slight colour deviations are possible. Warranty 2 Years.


Gonadal apron

  • Item number: 20101
  • Lead Is Equal To Value: 1.0 Pb
  • Washable, disinfectable
  • With metal pipe for hanging
  • Ideal anatomical adaptation

Cassette holder STD

Item number: 20102


Cassette Holder Conventionally

  • Item number: 20120
  • For x-ray cassettes from 13 x 18 cm to 24 x 30
  • Cassette Edition-Thigh:
  • For PTA-tripods

Foam Roller Set

  • Item number: 20105
  • Made Of Polyurethane
  • Closed Surface
  • Disinfected
  • With Their Aluminum Core Design
  • Consisting of 4 units

Patella Tangential X-ray positioning aid

In the case of the x-ray images of the Patella Tangential or parade-recordings of a standardized positioning of the patient is essential. Crucial to this is a relaxed bearing of the extremity in order to avoid muscular responses.

Precise axial positioning of the knee and lower leg of a patient for a good quality of the recordings, which is a decisive prerequisite. With the optimal storage in the required angular position, it must be ensured that the Patient is comfortable and motion artifacts can be avoided.

The x-ray recording of the Patella Tangential is made in the caudal-cranialer direction with the aid of a gonadal apron that covers the head completely. The device has 4 angle settings of 30, 45, 60, 90 degrees. The Patient is in a relaxed back. The roles of Polyerilitan with a closed smooth surface fit anatomically optimal stock extremities.

Predefined angle from side comparison shots of the Patella are using the storage aid adjustable. 

Using the PTA stand side comparison shots, reproducible, safe produce.

When shooting with the PTA-tripod x-ray cassette does not need to be held by the patient. It is important to note that in the case of a patella transverse fracture't a PTA made may be.

The storage of an ideal alignment of the Central ray of the x-ray is given device to an optimal absorption of the retro-create patellar Situation correlated to the Single-joint area.

The Patella Tangential storage help of the ULF system medical technology is suitable for clinics, hospitals, medical care centers, and physician practices.

Especially the production of Patella Tangential stress-side comparison shots and reproducibility for the detection of Chondropathy, dysplasia, Dystopias, and other disorders of the Patella. Thus, these recordings in more reliable and easier way.

This applies in Particular in the course of the life of acquired degenerative changes, with a corresponding impact on the movement of the patient.

PTA stand for reproducible and standardized side comparison shots of Patellar belong in almost all clinics for x-ray-Standard equipment.